Education law and Clinical negligence overlap

11 June 2024

In this episode of the Shoosmiths serious injury podcast, Shoosmiths colleagues Sharon Banga, Kashmir Uppal and Guv Samra discuss recent developments in education law and how this type of litigation and assistance can be funded within complex clinical negligence claims often involving cerebral palsy or other serious, avoidable brain injuries.

This episode covers:

  1. When is education solicitor involvement needed in clinical negligence claims?
  2. The role of an education solicitor
  3. Funding and approach – how does funding for an education solicitor work in the context of a clinical negligence claim?
  4. A multidisciplinary approach
  5. Client stories
  6. Recent topical issues – special school places and the impact of council budget cuts on education provision


This information is for educational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. It is recommended that specific professional advice is sought before acting on any of the information given. © Shoosmiths LLP 2024

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