Mel White joins Clapham & Collinge as Special Educational Needs Consultant and Mediator

Mel White joins Clapham & Collinge as Special Educational Needs Consultant and Mediator

As we continue to expand our workforce, we are delighted to welcome Mel White to the Clapham & Collinge team. Mel specialises in advising parents of children with special educational needs (SEN), particularly around education, health and care plans. Mel is also a qualified civil and commercial mediator and an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

Mel specialised in family law for many years before working as an Independent Supporter for Norfolk SEND Partnership (Norfolk County Council's impartial advice, information and support service for young people and parents/carers of children with Special Educational Needs and/or Disability).

Lin Whitehead, Partner at Clapham & Collinge said ''Mel is a great addition to the team as her expertise spans the private client and family disciplines and she has an unparalleled reputation in fighting for the rights of families with disabled children or children with special educational needs''.

Mel is passionate about ensuring children and young people with special educational needs receive the support they require and are entitled to under the law. Mel said ''I am delighted to join Clapham & Collinge and offer families local specialist legal advice to ensure the best possible educational outcomes for their children with Special Educational Needs''.

This month our specialist SEN solicitor, Mel White, will be attending the Norwich free information morning on 20th January and at our North Walsham free information morning on 27th January. For more information or to book your place at one of our upcoming free information mornings, call 01603 693500 or email us using the 'Make an enquiry' form.

At Clapham & Collinge we provide specialist legal advice on all areas of Special Education Needs. For more information or to discuss your or your child's circumstances in further detail, contact us by calling 01603 693500 or email us using the 'Make an enquiry' form. Appointments are available at our Norwich, North Walsham and Sheringham offices.