Rhys Hadden

Call 2006


Rhys has a broad and growing practice in relation to education law. He has been instructed by local authorities, the Welsh Government, universities, governors and parents across a wide range of education-related issues, including eligibility for SEN and the content of EHC plans, disability discrimination, education negligence and complaints to the OIA.


“Rhys is a very diligent barrister who is always willing to go the extra mile.”
Chambers and Partners 2019 

Rhys is on the Attorney General’s Regional B Panel and the Welsh Government’s Junior Counsel A Panel.

Experience & Expertise

Rhys has particular experience of appeals in the First-tier Tribunal (Special Educational Needs & Disability) and also claims for judicial review brought in connection with EHC plans and associated obligations under the Education Act 1996, the Children and Families Act 2014 and Children Act 1989.