Education Law Solicitors

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Helen Edwards

Paralegal (HCB Widdows Mason Ltd)

02920 545 163

Area of expertise – Education Law

Helen is a Paralegal who specialises in Education Litigation matters in England and Wales. 

She helps clients resolve a range of disputes with education providers, including but not limited to:

  • School Admissions appeals 
  • School complaints 
  • Exclusion appeals 
  • Exam malpractice 
  • Private school fee disputes 
  • University Complaints 
  • Academic Misconduct Appeals 
  • University Fitness to Practise appeals 
  • Degree Classification Appeals 
  • Disciplinary Appeals (non-academic misconduct) 
  • Disputes/appeals with PhD 
  • Complaints to the Office of the Independent Adjudicator for Higher Education (OIA) 
  • Breach of contract claims 
  • Advice on disability discrimination 

Education and Qualifications:

  • First class Bachelor’s Degree in Law and French, Cardiff University 
  • Level 3 Undergraduate Diploma in French Law and English, UPJV Amiens 


Helen studied Law and French At Cardiff University and UPJV Amiens in France and graduated with a first class honours degree. Helen has always desired to pursue a career within the realm of Public Law and make a difference. She is passionate about helping individuals to resolve issues and disputes in order to receive the outcome they deserve and to progress with their Education. Helen wishes to complete her SQE and train as a Solicitor to become more specialised in her area.