Shruti Sharma

Year of Call: 2011
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Telephone: 0207 583 8055

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Shruti has a growing focus on Education Law. She has advised and acted in several aspects of Education Law including:

  • SEND
  • Negligence within schools, including claims for inadequate educational provision
  • Bullying claims
  • Admissions Appeals
  • Complex Admission Arrangements
  • Exclusion Appeals
  • Academic appeals and
  • NCTL hearings.

Recently, Shruti has been instructed in a number of disciplinary education matters, particularly advising on university academic appeals. She has previously been instructed by the University of Oxford to represent individual colleges in rustication appeals. Furthermore, she has  managed 58 cases of academic cheating in examinations for a leading regulator, which are due to go to hearing in December 2017.

She also has a great deal of experience of representing teachers before the National College of Teaching and Leadership and she has advised clients in relation OFSTED and Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales (CSSIW) inspections. She looks forward to further developing this area of expertise.

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Academic qualifications

  • 2009 - 2010 Bar Vocational Course, BPP Law, "Very Competent"
  • 2008 - 2009 Graduate Diploma in Law, BPP Law School, awarded  “Commendation”
  • 2005 - 2008 BA (Hons) Modern History, Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford University


  • 2009 Lord Denning Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn
  • 2009 Internship Award, Lincoln’s Inn
  • 2008 Hardwicke Entrance Award, Lincoln’s Inn

Professional qualifications & appointments

  • 2009 - 2010 Bar Vocational Course, BPP Law, "Very Competent"

Professional bodies

  • Association of Regulatory & Disciplinary Lawyers
  • Bar Pro Bono Unit
  • Personal Injury Bar Association (PIBA)
  • Treasury Solicitors’ Baby Barristers Panel

Direct Access

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

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