CCLC’S QAISAR SHEIKH RANKED IN CHAMBERS & PARTNERS 2021

CCLC’s Head of Education Law, Qaisar Sheikh, has been ranked amongst leading solicitors for the second year in Chambers and Partners, in the category of Education Law. Qaisar leads our Education Law Team having worked in this field for the best part of a decade. He is highly experienced in education law, particularly special educational…


Children arriving in the UK held in immigration detention

Coram Children’s Legal Centre is deeply concerned by the recent reports of children being held in immigration detention facilities in Kent, after Kent County Council reached the limits of its capacity to provide safe care for any new children arriving in the area. Many children seeking safety in the UK do not have any family…




Coronavirus impact on EHC plans and children with special educational needs

CCLC examines the impact of coronavirus on schools, the Special Educational Needs (SEN) Tribunal and children on EHC plans or who have special educational needs Coram Children’s Legal Centre (CCLC) supports hundreds of families each year in appeals related to special educational needs. In addition our work helps ensure specialist provisions set out in Education…


London’s children and young people who are not British citizens: A profile

A new study by the University of Wolverhampton has estimated that over 215,000 children are growing up in the UK without any formal immigration status. Some arrived in the UK as children and over half were born in the UK. Without their papers, children can access basic healthcare and go to school, but once they…