Angela Jackman > Irwin Mitchell > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Irwin Mitchell

Work Department

Public Law -London


Angela’s areas of specialism are mental capacity, education and public law. She works with individuals who are unable to make decisions on important aspects of their lives. This can mean their care, residence or contact with their family members or friends.

 In addition, Angela works with individuals who are deprived of their liberty in care homes or hospitals as well as family members who seek representation in these disputes.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Public sector > Education: individuals

(Hall of Fame)

Angela Jackman – Irwin Mitchell

Irwin Mitchell has expertise with regards to special educational needs, disability discrimination and judicial reviews. Part of the practice’s work as a result has involved challenges to school transport policies, home education and exam awards. Head of public law and human rights Yogi Amin advises on policy matters and conducts tribunal and judicial review cases regarding school closures, education transport and safeguarding children. Angela Jackman specialises in mental capacity, education and human rights cases, and was appointed as an honorary QC in 2021 – she joined from Simpson Millar LLP in September 2021.

London > Public sector > Education: institutions

(Hall of Fame)

Angela Jackman – Irwin Mitchell

London > Public sector > Education: schools

(Hall of Fame)

Angela Jackman – Irwin Mitchell

London > Public sector > Civil liberties and human rights

At Irwin Mitchell, the group is able to leverage the strength of ten city centre offices focusing on health and social care work to carve out a strong reputation for itself at the intersection of mental health and social services issues with human rights; this specialised offering is particularly attractive to disability charities referring claims under the Equality and Human Rights Acts. Within the firm, ‘each member of the team brings a different style and expertise‘ – from ‘giant in the fieldYogi Amin, who heads up the practice, to ‘standout‘ associate Gus Silverman, to noted senior associate Fiona McGhie. The arrival of Angela Jackman from Simpson Millar LLP in September 2021 served to further shore up the department’s capabilities.