School Admissions Appeals: Get Your Free Information Pack

If your child did not make it into their first preference school, our free information pack will guide you through the sometimes extremely confusing school appeals process.

Helpful Advice

Many parents go through this process alone, with no knowledge of the system or what tactics work best. Simpson Millar's Education Team (formerly the trading style: Maxwell Gillott) are now offering free guidance to those parents who need help and assistance to appeal their school's decision.

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Step By Step Guidance

  • How do I begin the appeals process
  • The appeal
  • Time management
  • The hearing

Our free information pack contains comprehensive information about the process, detailing what you can expect, how you should prepare, and what to do if you cannot attend.

Why Choose Us?

Our team are recognised as the country’s leading education lawyers. Since 2000, Imogen Jolley has specialised in admissions law and procedures, both by clerking cases and by training relevant local authority representatives, Independent Appeal Panel (IAP) members and other clerks. She has written guidance for use by Local Authority Admissions and Access teams.

Since 2009 she has advised and guided numerous parents through the process of taking an admission appeal and has advocated at hearings when required. Imogen leads the team in Lancaster providing admissions advice for clients, all over the country.

Complete the form to receive our information pack free of charge.


"Their representation of parents is outstanding. They provide good levels of client service, having an excellent understanding of both the legal and practical issues, and know more than almost any other firm in the area."

"They are specialists and leaders in the field and can be trusted to do a good job."

Chambers and Partners 2015

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Imogen Jolley - Education Law Solicitor - Lancaster

Imogen Jolley

T: 0808 129 3320