Carolyn Osbourne is a specialist Education Law lawyer with extensive experience handling education cases on behalf of children and families including:- Admissions Appeals, School Exclusions, Special Educational Needs, Transport Appeals challenging local authorities regarding children out of school or in alternative provisions.
Carolyn acts for children and young people who are out of school and challenges Local Authorities in relation to their duty to educate sick, vulnerable children unable to gain school access to a school place by way of Judicial Review where necessary.
Carolyn joins My Business Counsel having previously worked as the Senior Lawyer at an innovative young peoples legal practice, Streetwise Community Law Centre where she took on several ground breaking cases and received a Highly Commended Law Society Excellence Award in 2012 for her work in the field of Education Law. Prior to this Carolyn spent 10 years specialising in Child Care and Criminal Defence work and worked as a Court and Police Station Duty Solicitor and freelance Advocate. She has spent most of her professional life supporting vulnerable families and children, and keeps her client and their desired outcome at the heart of her practice.
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