Our legal assessors - David Swinstead, Peter Jennings, Nicholas Leviseur, Timothy Bradbury, Lachlan Wilson and Mark Sullivan - share with you hints and tips from their own experience, focused for the second time on the use of language: the different ways in which people use language, and which words can mean different things to different people.
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.
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Legal Assessors’ Hints and Tips on Case Preparation and Advocacy
Four of 3PB's specialist regulatory law barristers and legal assessors David Swinstead; Peter Jennings; Jane Rowley and Lachlan Wilson have joined forces to create an article with detailed advice on case preparation and advocacy for legal professionals.
Lachlan Wilson 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: “Lachlan brings a calm and level-headed approach.”
“Lachlan is extremely likable with expert advocacy and good judgement.”
“Lachlan is a charming and persuasive advocate.”
Chambers UK 2024/Education/London Bar
Strengths: “He provides great advice to ensure the best outcome for a client.”
“He is very experienced and superb at putting clients and witnesses at ease with his personable nature, and he provides practical advice to achieve positive outcomes.”
Chambers UK 2023/Education /London Bar
Strengths: "He is fantastic in judicial review claims, his drafting skills are amazing and his written submissions are really persuasive." "A very good and very personable barrister."
Chambers UK 2022/Education /London Bar
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 /London Bar
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/London Bar
"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/London Bar
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/London Bar
"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/London Bar
'Highly intelligent and a very effective advocate.'
Legal 500 2014
‘approachable, effective and kind’
Legal 500 2013/Education.
Legal 500 2012/Education.