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Sen solicitor Wokingham

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Peach197845 Thu 03-Mar-16 16:09:58

Hi
Just recieved our draft ehcp/statement looks like we are definitely heading for tribunal. I'm looking for a good solicitor and I have heard 2 names mentioned: melinda nettleton and Chris Barnett. I am leaning towards using Chris but was wondering if anyone had recently taken there lea to tribunal specifically to get Aba paid for by local authority. We are currently running a program of 30 hours a week. I would be particularly keen to hear from anyone who has taken Wokingham lea to tribunal and the solicitor they used.
Thanks

DigestiveBiscuit Sat 19-Mar-16 23:49:39

Maybe this is a bit late for you, but I look regularly at these two:

1. www.legal500.com/c/london/public-sector/education-individuals - I don't know why this now only has the top 2 ranks. I am sure, it used to do solicitors in ranks 3 and 4?

2. www.chambersandpartners.com/11805/22/editorial/1/1

Eleanor Wright is no longer at Maxwell Gillott - she went to work for SOS!SEN. As you know, Chris Barnett is no longer at Levenes - he went to Match.

A key question to always ask any professional is "how much is your charge out rate?"

Unfortunately, I have never heard of anyone taking Wokingham LEA to the Tribunal, so can't help you there! The ones I have tended to hear most about are Hertfordshire, Surrey, Kent, Essex and Hampshire!

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