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

Simpson Millar LLP
SW19 1RX

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

Simpson Millar LLP is an ‘excellent‘ firm for advice on all matters relating to education. It advises clients on a number of specialist areas, such as SEND tribunals, discrimination matters and admissions. Led by public law expert Imogen Jolley, the practice is known for its high-profile judicial review work and it assists vulnerable clients and students with securing their education provisions. Sarah Woosey, who is singled out by clients for her expertise in community care law, heads up the team in Leeds. Elsewhere, Samantha Hale is expanding the Bristol team. Dan Rosenberg in London has specialist expertise in school exclusions. Angela Jackman is also recommended.

London > Public sector > Civil liberties and human rights

Simpson Millar LLP‘s human rights practice combines expertise in the specialist areas of education and community care work to provide clients with a niche offering. Overseen by Angela Jackman, the team handles Court of Protection matters and represents vulnerable clients in access to care cases. Dan Rosenberg is highly rated by peers and is the key name for education-related human rights matters, while Oliver Studdert is a public law expert, who focuses on children’s rights and mental capacity work.

London > Public sector > Administrative and public law

Simpson Millar LLP’s claimant-focused public law practice is led by Victoria Pogge von Strandmann, who recently took over following Oliver Studdert’s move to Irwin Mitchell. Recent engagements for Pogge von Strandmann, Chris Callender and associate Silvia Nicolaou Garcia include challenges against the Home Office and local authorities on behalf of vulnerable individuals (including children and elderly individuals), migrants under Dublin III legislation and victims of trafficking. Incapacitated individuals are often represented before the Court of Protection. Dan Rosenberg specialises in education sector issues; he was recently involved in a challenge to the use of isolation in schools. Aside from individual claimants, the team also represents charities as interveners in High Court cases.