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Laxmi Patel

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Boyes Turner

Work Department

Education

Position

Laxmi, a partner, joined Boyes Turner's Medical Negligence team in January 2014 to advise on education matters. Laxmi is a solicitor specialising in Education Law, specifically special educational needs (SEN). Her work ties in well with the work already done with babies and young children in Medical Negligence and with the Court of Protection team.

Career

Before her legal career Laxmi worked in a large comprehensive inner London school and was an associate school Governor for over five years. During this time, Laxmi studied part-time and qualified with a First Class Honours degree in Law (LLB Hons). She then completed the LPC, again part-time.

Leisure

Travelling, the further away the better. She is an avid reader and enjoys world cinema and spending time with her family.


South East: Public sector

Education

Within: Education

Boyes Turner's education team is led by Laxmi Patel and has established a strong reputation in special educational needs matters, working with families and children to provide specialist support for their schooling needs. Patel has an extensive track record handling appeals to the Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal, and is able to liaise with the firm's clinical negligence and Court of Protection practices where clients and children with the most severe special educational needs require funding from local authorities for their educational provision. Janata Ali assists clients with special school placements and acts in appeals to the First Tier Tribunal.

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