Education Law Solicitors

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Ffion Davies

Solicitor (HCB Widdows Mason)
0333 202 7175

Areas of Expertise – Education Law


  • Legal Practice Course, Cardiff University
  • Master’s Degree in Law, Cardiff University
  • Degree in Law & Criminology, University of South Wales

Background & Approach:

Ffion joined the education department at HCB Widdows Mason during May 2019 as a Paralegal after successfully completing a degree in law. Subsequently, Ffion completed a Master’s in Law focusing on proposed reforms to Special Educational Needs Law in Wales. During this time, Ffion secured a training contract at HCB Solicitors and qualified as a Solicitor in 2023.

Since joining HCB Solicitors, Ffion has supported parents of children with special educational needs to secure specialist support by way of Education, Health and Care Plans, Statements of Special Educational Needs and Individual Development Plans. Ffion has also supported parents through secondary school admission appeals. Since May 2019, she has practiced solely in Education Law and is therefore experienced in her field.

Ffion’s main practice comprises of the following:

  • Securing an Education, Health and Care (EHC) needs assessment;
  • Appeals against a refusal to make an EHC needs assessment;
  • Appeals against a refusal to make an Education Health and Care Plan (EHCP);
  • Appeals against the content of Sections B, F and/or I of an EHCP;
  • Securing additional support (including therapy) for children and young people with special educational needs;
  • Securing funding for specialist schools for children and young people with special educational needs;
  • Attending Annual Reviews;
  • Appealing against the content of a Statement of Special Educational Needs;
  • Securing an Individual Development Plan (IDP);
  • Appeals against a refusal to make an IDP;
  • Appeals against the content of an IDP;
  • Attending Person Centred Reviews;
  • Judicial Review for education issues;
  • Admission Appeals

Ffion prides herself on being passionate, enthusiastic, and confident in giving clear advice to parents. Ffion takes a keen interest in education law and is eager to work alongside families who require legal assistance.

  • “Andrew and Ffion were superb throughout. They supported the case for our son and at every step of the way they kept us informed and fully briefed. I couldn’t recommend them highly enough. We got the outcome we wanted and we are so happy.”