Special Educational Needs and Disability Discrimination News

3PB’s Hannah Bush appointed as First Tier Tribunal Judge and Deputy District Judge

3PB are delighted to announce that family barrister Hannah Bush has been appointed a Deputy District Judge and a part-time First Tier Tribunal judge after separate competitions, the latter of which was announced today Thursday 28 May 2020. Hannah will sit in the Health, Education and Social Care Chamber and will hear appeals concerned with […]

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£350m of additional funding is to be made available to support children with special educational needs and disabilities

Children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) are set to benefit from an extra £350 million funding to provide specialist support and tailored facilities, helping those with complex needs to succeed. The Education Secretary Damian Hinds has announced that councils will receive an additional £250 million over the next two years on top of […]

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Education and Family Law specialist joins 3PB Barristers

Aimee Fox has joined 3PB Barristers’ leading Education and Family law teams from St Ives Chambers. Called to the Bar in 2007, she is well-known as a specialist in education law and private law and family finance cases. Aimee’s education practice sees her regularly appear in the First Tier Tribunal. She acts for all parties […]

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“Special Needs and Legal Entitlement” book launched today at Foyle’s

Fully updated to include the most recent developments in law and practice, the second edition of this comprehensive and straightforward guide to the legal rights of children and young people with special educational needs clearly explains the key issues in a complex system. This crucial guide will be launched this evening at an event at […]

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