Wingrove Law is pleased to offer Pro Bono (free) legal advice and representation to parents of children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities within the York/City of York Council ('CYC') area.


If you are a parent of a child with SEND in York, we may be able to offer free legal advice and representation to you in line with our Pro Bono Policy.


Areas on which we can advise include:

  • How and when to request an EHC ‘statutory needs assessment.
  • Help with drafting your EHCP and negotiating with CYC to ensure your child receives the proper support and resources to which they are lawfully entitled.
  • Advice and representation in SEND Tribunal proceedings and appeals.
  • Advice on claiming damages and other legal remedies for breaches of GDPR by CYC and educational settings.
  • Challenging CYC Educational Psychology reports and advising on obtaining your own independent reports where necessary.

All enquiries are handled in strict confidence by fully qualified and insured solicitors who are regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.


Please use the contact form below to request a call back and we will be happy to discuss your situation.


For articles touching on common issues on which we may be able to assist, please see our ARTICLES page.


You may also be interested to know that we also organise and host free SEND Parents' Workshops in York from time to time, where you can meet other SEND parents, offer/receive support, and discuss issues informally with us.  For more information on this please click here.

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