Barristers

Holly Littlewood


Called: 2008

Summary & Areas of Practice

Holly joined Chambers in March 2021.

Prior to joining Chambers, Holly worked as an in-house lawyer for a large local authority for over 10 years. During this time, Holly developed extensive experience of education-related disputes, including appeals to the First-Tier Tribunal (SEND) relating to Education, Health and Care Plans, and disability discrimination claims. Holly has delivered training to several other local authorities on special educational needs law. Holly also has an interest in human rights, and has volunteered for Liberty as an Information and Advice Volunteer.

Holly accepts instructions in Court of Protection work, and contributes to the Chambers’ Court of Protection newsletter.

Court of Protection

Holly accepts instructions in Court of Protection work.

Education Law

Holly is part of Chambers’ Education Law Team.

Holly has extensive experience of advising on issues related to Education, Health and Care Plans, and of providing representation at appeals to the First-tier Tribunal (SEND), including appeals brought under the SEND Tribunal Single Route of Redress National Trial. She also has experience of representing Responsible Bodies in education-related disability discrimination claims.

Memberships

Member of the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn

Member of the Court of Protection Practitioners’ Association (CoPPA)

Member of the Court of Protection Bar Association (CPBA)

Publications

“The boundary between education and healthcare provision in education, health and care plans: to what extent does the SEND Tribunal Single Route of Redress National Trial represent a move towards a more holistic approach?”, Journal of the Centre for Rights and Justice, Nottingham Law School, March 2020, Vol 1(i).

“A more holistic approach to meeting children’s and young people’s needs?”, Legal Action Magazine, August 201

Education

LLM in Legal Practice, Nottingham Law School, Distinction, 2019

BVC, Nottingham Law School, Very Competent, 2008

GDL, Nottingham Law School, Distinction, 2007

BA Hons (European Studies and French), University of Manchester, First Class, 2006

Interests

In her spare time, Holly enjoys reading, walking and spending time with family and friends.