University Disputes

Welcome to our Higher Education, University Dispute Services

At Robertsons Solicitors, we understand the unique challenges that students may encounter throughout their higher education experience. Our team of experienced lawyers is dedicated to providing comprehensive advice to help you navigate various aspects of education law. Whether you’re facing academic appeals, allegations of academic misconduct, disciplinary matters, discrimination or harassment, fitness to practise proceedings or dealing with the Office of the Independent Adjudicator for Higher Education (OIA), we are here to support you.

Academic Appeals:

Challenging unfair academic decisions can be a daunting process, but you don’t have to face it alone. Our knowledgeable team will guide you through the academic appeals process, providing the necessary guidance to help you present a strong case and seek a resolution that is fair and just.

Academic Misconduct:

If you’re facing allegations of academic misconduct, we recognise the potential impact it can have on your academic and professional future. Our higher education lawyers are here to offer you guidance and representation during disciplinary proceedings, ensuring your rights are protected and that you have a voice throughout the process.

Disciplinary Matters:

Being involved in disciplinary actions within higher education institutions can be overwhelming. Our dedicated higher education lawyers are committed to ensuring that you receive fair treatment and due process. We will stand by your side, providing the support and representation you need to navigate the disciplinary proceedings successfully.

Discrimination and Harassment:

We believe that every student has the right to a safe and inclusive learning environment. If you have experienced discrimination or harassment within the higher education setting, our team will advocate for your rights. We will work tirelessly to protect your interests and promote a culture of respect and equality within the academic community.

Fitness to Practise:

When it comes to fitness to practise proceedings, having personalised legal representation is crucial. Our skilled solicitors specialise in representing students in these proceedings, ensuring that your voice is heard and your interests are defended. We are dedicated to helping you achieve a fair outcome that safeguards both your education and future professional endeavours.

Office of the Independent Adjudicator for Higher Education (OIA):

Navigating the OIA process can be complex and overwhelming. Our experienced team is here to guide you every step of the way. We offer expert advice and support, enabling you to effectively present your case and seek a successful outcome. 

Contact us today for a free initial consultation about your university dispute. During the consultation, we’ll discuss your situation, offering guidance on how our education law services can effectively address your concerns and ensure you can once again fully focus on your education.

Our Expert Team

Our expertise is how we maintain our strong reputation as a law firm.

Meet The Education Law Team