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New Legal Advice Workshops with Melinda Nettleton, SEN Legal

January 7th, 2019


Getting the right place, right people and at the right time for your child’s special needs is critical. 

We are delighted that Melinda Nettleton and SEN Legal will continue their partnership with HACS in 2019 to ensure you achieve the best possible outcome for your child’s special educational needs.

Our legal advice workshops will guide you through the steps you need to understand and help you make the most informed decision for your son or daughter.  The law is very clear – don’t be misled, come and find out exactly what your child’s legal rights are.  There is no need to wait until things are desperate; with our support you can secure a suitable level of the right sort of services to meet your child’s needs.

About Melinda

Melinda is the author of the recently published Special Needs & Legal Entitlement – The Essential Guide to getting out the Maze, which is currently the only published work dealing with EHC Plans and SEND Tribunals.

Melinda has over 20 years professional experience in this field and is supported by a team of 15 staff, consisting of a mixture of solicitors, Legal Executives, Paralegals and Administrative staff.

Melinda is mother to three children, one of whom has Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and a severe Language Disorder and who had a Statement of Special Educational Needs throughout his education. He had a specialist independent school named in Part 4 of his Statement of Special Educational Needs since he was seven. He has now finished university, graduating with a 1st in Philosophy. As a result of her personal experience, Melinda is committed to giving all of her clients the same level of care and attention that she gave to her own son throughout his education.

Melinda is currently a Trustee of Hillingdon Autistic Care and Support (HACS) and has previously served terms as a Trustee of Hornsby, Dyslexia Action and SOS!SEN.

About SEN Legal

SEN Legal has been operating for over 20 years as a national and highly specialised legal practice with an excellent reputation. SEN specialise in education law, in particular Special Educational Needs and Disability for children and young persons aged 0-25.   SEN Legal remain one of the most successful practices in this area of law and are extremely proud of their constant success rate of over 90% for the last decade.

Melinda’s Workshops for Spring 2019 include:

Transferring to Secondary School or college in 2019 – Thurs 17th Jan 2019, 10am – 1pm

Obtaining an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHC Plan) – Sat 9th Feb 2019, 10am – 1pm

Approaching 25 – what next? What can we get? – Thursday 28th Feb 2019, 10am – 1pm

For more information on each workshop, check our our Events Calendar or contact