Category Archives: Education Law

No other firm comes close.

It’s been quite a day for “look at me, look at me” moments!
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A trip to Belfast

I will be speaking at a conference in Belfast on Thursday 26 July 2010. I will be sharing my insights (!) on five years of the Education (Additional Support for Learning) (Scotland) Act 2004 in a presentation called “Additional Support Needs, the Scottish Experience”. Continue reading

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2010 Act – what is the point in you, exactly?

The Schools (Consultation) (Scotland) Act 2010 fails to protect rural Crossroads Primary School from closure. Continue reading

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Hermitage Academy Ice Cream Van Man

The former Head Teacher of Hermitage Academy, Donald Matheson, failed to appear at his disciplinary hearing before the General Teaching Council yesterday (9 March 2010). Continue reading

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Lawyers in Children’s Tribunals

Minister for Children and Young People, Adam Ingram MSP says that paying for lawyers for vulnerable adults at the Children’s Panel is a “moral duty”. Continue reading

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2009 SLT (Sh. Ct.) 86

Very exciting news, my first Sheriff Principal case is now reported in the Scots Law Times at 2009 SLT (Sh Ct) 86.

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