Term Time Holidays

  Term time holidays may have just got a lot more expensive following the recent Supreme Court decision in Isle of Wight v Platt[2017]. Whether or not you accept that absence from school is likely to detrimentally affect a child’s education or you believe that there are educational benefits for children from foreign travel, the … Read more

Bailey Wright & Co Supermarket Bag Pack for YoungMinds

On Saturday 29th April 2017 staff from Bailey Wright & Co Solicitors packed shopping at M & S in Merry Hill on behalf of the firm’s nominated charity, YoungMinds. YoungMinds is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people.  The firm raised £494.82 and would like … Read more

Infant Class Appeals 18.4.2017

Infant classes and the limited right of appeal With infant class places being allocated across the country today, many parents will be consoling themselves in the knowledge that they have a right of appeal.  However, the limited scope for appeals to be allowed means that most appeals will be unsuccessful and most parents stand little, … Read more

Grammar School Appeals – March 2017

GRAMMAR SCHOOL PLACES AND APPEALS – MARCH 2017   Many parents will today receive details of whether their child has been allocated at place at the grammar schools where they sat the entrance examination.  Many pupils and parents who will be delighted and even more disappointed with the outcome.  Phil Storey, Education Law solicitor at … Read more

Secondary School Transfers – 1st March 2017

SECONDARY SCHOOL TRANSFERS – 1ST MARCH 2017   With many pupils and parents today receiving details of the school where they have been offered a place, Phil Storey, Education Law Solicitor sets out the law on secondary school admissions and appeals.   Parents are entitled to express a preference for schools for their child upon … Read more

Court of Appeal decide case of Blackwood on 23rd June 2016 which could have been decided differently after Brexit!

Court of Appeal decide case of Talia Blackwood v Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust on 23rd June 2016 which could have been decided differently after Brexit!   The Appellant brought a claim for sex discrimination in connection with a work placement as part of her studies to become a nurse but which … Read more

Court of Appeal hears appeal in Blackwood v Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust 4th May 2016

The Court of Appeal heard the appeal from the Employment Appeal Tribunal in the case of Blackwood v Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust on 4th May 2016.    Whichever way the case is decided it is likely to have significant implications for students on placements, universities and placement providers in the NHS … Read more

Bailey Wright & Co. Solicitors Crowned Law Firm of the Year at BEX LIVE Enterprise Awards

Congratulations to all award winners at the event on 24 October 2015 held at The Hilton Metropole, N.E.C Birmingham.   We are proud to announce our achievement of the Law Firm of the Year Award! Thank you to all who voted for us. It was most definitely an evening to remember with excellent food, entertainment … Read more

Summer Work Placement through CEPLER

Bailey Wright & Co again participated in a summer work placement through the University of Birmingham / CEPLER. (Centre for Professional Legal Education and Research)   Demi Hughes from the University of Birmingham joined us during August and gained valuable experience and provided valuable assistance during her month with Bailey Wright & Co.   Demi … Read more