Dan Rosenberg > Simpson Millar LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Simpson Millar LLP
16 Upper Woburn Place

Work Department

Public Law


Partner, Education & Public Law Solicitor


Dan is a Partner at Simpson Millar and has been with the firm since 2010.

He specialises in many areas of education law, including school admissions, exclusions and Special Educational Needs. He is also very experienced at using judicial review to challenge decisions made by public authorities, or their actions or inactions.

In addition, Dan works across many community care cases with a particular emphasis on children, and works closely with many non-government organisations and charities to achieve the best outcomes for his clients.  He also undertakes cases which involve challenging wider policies in these fields.

In 2018, the Legal Aid Practitioners Group honoured Dan with the Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year award for his work in children’s rights.


Dan enjoys running, cycling, kayaking and swimming.  He recently stepped down after many years as a governor (and Chair of Governors) at his local infants’ school.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Public sector > Education: individuals

(Leading individuals)

Dan Rosenberg – Simpson Millar LLP

Public law expert Dan Rosenberg and education and care specialist Sarah Woosey jointly lead Simpson Millar LLP‘s highly regarded London-based education practice, which stands out for its ability to represent children with special educational needs and their families in claims and disputes related to school inclusion, safeguarding, and equality policies. Rosenberg is a ‘market leader‘ with extensive experience advising on social care and SEN educational provisions, and he has additionally handled high-profile religious discrimination claims in the education sector. The practice expanded in September 2022 with the arrival of Rachel Scales, who has acted in a number of judicial review proceedings against local authorities concerning insufficient educational provisions for children with special educational needs.

London > Public sector > Civil liberties and human rights

Simpson Millar LLP fields a ‘fantastic team’ of human rights specialists who are active across the spectrum of HRA and ECHR related claims, spanning work for victims of trafficking and vulnerable children, as well as inquests and claims against public authorities. One leading figure within the team is Victoria Pogge Von Strandmann, who has recently handled complex cases concerning discrimination under Article 14. Chris Callender is another senior figure, with particular expertise representing children and young people. Dan Rosenberg and Sarah Woosey spearhead the education and children’s rights offering.

London > Public sector > Administrative and public law

Active across the full range of administrative and public law areas, Simpson Millar LLP handles complex judicial review work spanning community care, children’s rights, and education, with a particular specialism in acting for victims of trafficking. Chris Callender forms part of the leadership trio and has extensive experience bringing claims against the police and prisons for failing in their duty of care. Co-head Victoria Pogge Von Strandmann specialises in public law challenges concerning the rights of children and vulnerable migrants, while co-head Dan Rosenberg is an expert in education-related judicial reviews, particularly unlawful exclusions.