About Education Law Association

The Education Law Association, ELAS, is the premier association for educationalists, lawyers and advice workers concerned with the law of education. We are a registered charity (No:1053614) and are registered with Companies House (02740840) as a company limited by guarantee.

Our website contains details of the services we offer our members, and sources of information for the wider community.

If you are interested in joining the association either contact us, details of how on the ‘contact us’ page or go directly to the membership page.

ELAS is not able to give specific or individual advice on matters of Education Law to members of the public.

However, ELAS does offer a referral service which can help direct possible clients to a legal educational professional who may be able to help them.

Other sources of Education Advice

Schools and Children

Firms offering specialist education advice to individuals with or without legal aid:

Coram Children’s Legal Centre
Note: In order to access Legal Advice and Assistance under the Legal Aid scheme, phone Civil Legal Advice on 0845 345 4345 or use the online inquiry form at https://www.gov.uk/civil-legal-advice.

Sources of Advice

Additional information can be found at the following:

Law Society
Legal Aid Agency
The Legal 500