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Aimee Fox

Year of Call: 2007
Email Address: aimee.fox@3pb.co.uk
Telephone: 020 7583 8055

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Public and Regulatory

Aimee Fox's public and administrative law practice is focused on her expertise in all aspects of education law and she regularly appears in the First-tier Tribunal.  She acts for and advises all parties including local authorities, schools, parents and young people. Aimee was recently invited to speak on education law at the National Conference of Chartered Paediatric Therapist. She has given a number of seminars across the country on issues relating to Education, Health & Care Plans, exclusions and admissions.

Aimee has been instructed on a number of judicial review matters in the education sector. She was successful in defending a local authority in a claim for judicial review brought pursuant to section 19(1) Education Act 1996. More recently she has been instructed on judicial review matters relating to the impact of Covid-19 on educational provision.

  • Recommendations

    'Efficient, thorough, analytical and persuasive. Absorbs information quickly and clearly sets out the options and risks. Very good advocate in court and tribunals. Well-prepared and presents very well both in terms of oral advocacy and documents drafted. Able to deal with complex issues including judicial reviews.’

    Legal 500 2021/Leading Individual – Education/London Bar

    "Aimee Fox successfully defending Wolverhampton City Council in a judicial review matter against allegations that it failed in its duty under section 19(1) of the Education Act 1996, to provide education services to the claimant."

    Legal 500 2021/Leading Individual – Education/London Bar

    "3PB's Aimee Fox is a 'fountain of knowledge when it comes to special educational needs law', with a practice that covers advice to both schools and parents."

    Legal 500 2021/Leading Individual – Education/Midlands

    ‘Thorough in her preparation, clear and concise in her advice, and inspires confidence in clients.’

    Legal 500 2021/Leading Individual – Education/Midlands

    ‘An excellent advocate who is extremely capable in both financial remedy and private children proceedings.’

    Legal 500 2021/Leading Individual – Child law (public and private)/Midlands
    Legal 500 2021/Leading Individual – Divorce and financial proceedings/Midlands

    ‘She is extremely approachable, thorough, pragmatic and realistic.'

    Legal 500 2020/Leading Individual – Education

    ‘Recommended for cases involving children with special educational needs.’

    Legal 500 2020/Leading Individual – Family/Matrimonial Midlands

    ‘Aimee’s reputation goes before her, and I would have no hesitation recommending her and instructing her. We have had the pleasure of working together on some very complex cases, and Aimee’s thorough preparation, calm and methodical approach and attention to detail are attributes of hers which shine. Excellent counsel. Love working with Aimee.’ - Associate

    ‘I have already had an email from the client saying how wonderful you were and would just like to thank you again’ – Partner

    ‘Aimee is thorough and determined’ Partner

    ‘An excellent outcome! Our client said that you were fantastic at court and is happy with the outcome’ – Associate Solicitor

    ‘A brilliant outcome!’ – Associate Solicitor

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Academic qualifications

  • College of Europe Bruges: LLM European Community Law
  • Inns of Court School of Law: BVC, Very Competent
  • Queen’s University Belfast: LLB Law and French, 2:1
  • Université Lyon III, Diplome d’Etudes Françaises

Scholarships

  • Lincoln’s Inn European Education Award
  • Sunley Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn

Professional bodies

  • Family Law Bar Association
  • Association of Lawyers for Children
  • Education Law Association
  • Lincoln’s Inn Denning Society

Direct Access

Aimee Fox is qualified to accept instructions directly from members of the public and professional clients under the Direct Public Access scheme.

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