Imogen Jolley > Simpson Millar LLP > Lancaster, England > Lawyer Profile

Simpson Millar LLP

Work Department

Public Law


Head of Public Law


Imogen is Head of Public Law at Simpson Millar and specialises in education law issues, such as school admissions and exclusions.

She is highly experienced in this area of law and often advocates for families and young people in the Special Needs Tribunal.

Imogen is also a governor at a local primary school, and has also served in this capacity at other schools, including a high school in special measures.

Imogen joined Simpson Millar in 2009 when it merged with Maxwell Gillott, and has been a practising Solicitor for more than 20 years.


Imogen spends much of her spare time taxiing around her four children, and also enjoys sampling speciality gin.

Lawyer Rankings

North West > Public sector > Education

The practice at Simpson Millar LLP is focused on schools, handles a range of work touching on SEND tribunals, failure to provide education, discrimination and admissions and exclusions. The team is experienced in meeting the needs of vulnerable clients and the parents of vulnerable children. Imogen Jolley heads the practice, and has particular expertise in school admissions and exclusions, advocating in Special Needs Tribunals and in diabetes SEND cases.

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.