Gurvinder Samra > Shoosmiths LLP > BIRMINGHAM, England > Lawyer Profile

Shoosmiths LLP
B3 3AG

Work Department



Guv is a solicitor specialising in assisting parents of children and young people with special educational needs.

Her team secures the provision of services to be funded by local authorities for children and young adults with additional needs by way of EHC plans. The types of services that the education team is able to secure for the children and young people that they represent include therapies such as physiotherapy, 1:1 teaching assistance and specialist placements.

Guv has regularly secured independent specialist placements worth over £70,000 a year at the local authorities’ expense by way of SEND appeal and through pre appeal negotiations.

Guv conducts seminars informing parents of their legal rights in respect of EHC plans and how they can enforce them.

She has links to local charities whom she regularly visits to assist parents of children with SEN. Guv regularly works with personal injury and clinical negligence solicitors, court of protection deputies and case managers, where, she is instructed on SEND appeals and pre appeal work achieving favourable outcomes within agreed fee budgets.

Lawyer Rankings

West Midlands > Public sector > Education

(Next Generation Partners)

Gurvinder Samra – Shoosmiths LLP

Shoosmiths LLP stands out for its expertise in the fields of educational needs and disability, where it represents individuals in claims against local authorities. Associate Gurvinder Samra leads the team and is popular among clients for providing ‘a sense of confidence and stability’.