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57470 FINSBURY PARK
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www.johnfordsolicitors.co.uk

London: Public sector

Administrative and public law
Administrative and public law - ranked: tier 6

John Ford Solicitors

John Ford Solicitors is ‘dedicated to doing the best they can’ for private and legal aid clients. ‘Extremely enthusiastic and determined’ associate Helen Gill receives praise for her client care and ‘impressive knowledge of the law’ in disputes with the state and public bodies, and recently acted for an individual in a judicial review against the London Borough of Havering concerning its failure to take an equality impact assessment into account for council tax. The ‘very experienced’ associate Karen May heads the education team and is adept in community care work with associate Marian Shaughnessy, who is ‘unflustered, knowledgeable, thoughtful and tenacious’. Recent mandates included disputes with local authorities relating to community care assessments and accommodation.

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Education: individuals
Education: individuals - ranked: tier 2

John Ford Solicitors

John Ford Solicitors’ ‘confident, convincing and passionate’ team stands out for its ‘attention to detail’, has ‘a deep understanding of the intricacies of the regulatory framework’ and ‘focuses on the goal to win’. Its caseload includes challenges to the decisions of local authorities and schools through judicial review proceedings and cases pertaining to local authorities’ nonconformity with statements of SEN in the SEND tribunal. Practice head Karen May specialises in education matters involving community care and child protection law. Marian Shaughnessy acts for parents in judicial reviews of local authorities’ decisions and represents clients in pursuing disability discrimination claims. Name partner John Ford and Helen Gill, who is an expert in actions against public bodies, are also noted.

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