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Author: Dr Alice Irving
Dr Alice Irving is a civil and public law practitioner, specialising in housing and social welfare, community care and education. She is ranked as a Rising Star in Education Law in the Legal 500.
Alice regularly represents families in the First-tier Tribunal in appeals of EHCPs and disability discrimination claims. She recently appeared before the Upper Tribunal in the first case concerning the First-tier Tribunal’s approach to social care recommendations.
Alice has represented clients in a range of public law challenges and worked on strategic challenges concerning the rights of disabled individuals and carers. She has also represented individuals in challenges to social care packages, failures to deliver educational provision, and the use of sensitive personal data in social care documentation.
She also holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Law and was a lecturer at the University of Oxford. Alice has published articles in a number of national publications and contributes regularly to webinars, She maintains an active professional Twitter account: @AliceLIrving.