Public and Regulatory
Lachlan Wilson's public and administrative law practice is focused in the field of education law disputes. He taught for a number of years before qualifying as a lawyer and now conducts cases involving a wide range of education law issues at all levels from the Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal to the Court of Appeal. This includes dealing with teachers' disciplinary and regulatory cases.
Has an active practice encompassing a multitude of education issues. He is frequently instructed by individuals, institutions and school governing bodies connected with primary, secondary and tertiary education provision.
Strengths: "Extremely helpful, proactive, very approachable and has great insight when discussing the issues with the client." "He has a sensible advocacy style."
Chambers UK 2021/Education - Band 4
Strengths: "A well-rounded education law barrister - he's very good with clients and is excellent at explaining complex situations." "He's extremely good at instilling confidence in clients and is a very capable advocate."
Chambers UK 2020/Education - Band 4
"He brings huge amounts of knowledge and personality to a situation. His common sense and affable manner in and out of court are great weapons to have on your side."
Chambers UK 2019/Education - Band 4
Strengths: "Lachlan is a well-rounded education law barrister with a strong focus on higher education law, and a particular interest in internal and disciplinary matters." "He is utterly charming and deals very well indeed with clients. They leave purring."
Chambers UK 2018/Education - Band 4
"He is superb with clients and has the ability to instil confidence. He is super bright, quickly gets to the nub of the issue and is a really good strategist."
Chambers UK 2017/Education
'Highly intelligent and a very effective advocate.'
Legal 500 2014
‘approachable, effective and kind’
Legal 500 2013/Education.
Legal 500 2012/Education.
- BA (Oxon) Literae Humaniores (1992)
- Dip Law, Westminster University (1995)
Professional qualifications & appointments
- Accredited Mediation Advocate
- Legal Assessor to the Nursing and Midwifery Council
- Trained Mediator