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Alpha Academic Appeals feature as experts on BBC documentary on Warwick Uni Rape Chat Scandal

28-May-2019
28-May-2019 21:07
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Alpha Academic Appeals Founder Dr Daniel Sokol was the barrister expert in this new BBC documentary on the highly controversial Warwick Uni Rape Chat Scandal.  The programme is currently availabl...

Should you choose a barrister or a solicitor to defend your interests against the University?

03-April-2019
03-April-2019 17:27
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Clients often ask us what the difference is between barristers and solicitors.  They are different types of lawyers.  This article in Chambers Student UK, written for students thinking of be...

Alpha Academic Appeals give talk on cheating at universities at Education Law Association

06-March-2019
06-March-2019 20:37
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Alpha Academic Appeals have delivered a talk on cheating in higher education institutions at the Education Law Association meeting on 5th March 2019, attended by a mixture of barristers and solicitors...

Alpha Academic Appeals writes for The Times on student appeals

08-February-2019
08-February-2019 13:29
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Dr Daniel Sokol has written a comment for the Law section of The Times on the Warwick University Group Chat case and its significance.  Read it here (behind paywall)....

Alpha Academic Appeals writes for Lexis Nexis

08-February-2019
08-February-2019 13:27
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Our summary of the recent Court of Appeal case of Rafique for Lexis Nexis.  Click here to read it....

Alpha Academic Appeals publishes in the Times Higher Education

22-January-2019
22-January-2019 9:09
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22nd January 2019 - Dr Daniel Sokol has today published a piece in the Times Higher on the harm to students caused by universities taking too much time to make decisions on appeals and complaints.&nbs...

Higher Education Update St George's v R (Rafique)

17-January-2019
17-January-2019 15:33
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Students, judicial reviews and the OIA   St George’s University of London v R (Rafique-Aldawery), University of Leicester v R (Sivasubramaniyam) [2018] EWCA Civ 2520   The Office o...

Forthcoming Events Involving Alpha Academic Appeals

17-January-2019
17-January-2019 9:25
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The barristers at Alpha Academic Appeals are experts in university appeals and complaints.  Through lectures, publications and other activities, they contribute to important debates on university...

Interview with Dr Daniel Sokol, founder of Alpha Academic Appeals, in Murmur magazine

04-June-2018
04-June-2018 8:42
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The latest issue of The Murmur, UEA's medical school journal, features an interview with Daniel Sokol, barrister and founder of Alpha Academic Appeals.  Read the full interview here....

Alpha's advice featured in The Murmur magazine

04-June-2018
04-June-2018 8:39
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Daniel Sokol gives medical students advice on how to appeal against a decision of the medical school. Read it here....

Alpha featured in The Oxford Student

21-May-2018
21-May-2018 20:22
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"Such is the prevalence of academic misconduct, and so high is the number of students accused of cheating each year, that specialist teams of lawyers, such as Alpha Academic Appeals for which Sokol wo...

Alpha features in Times Higher Education

21-May-2018
21-May-2018 11:13
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What do you get if you pay an essay writing service £257 for an essay?  One of AAA's barristers goes undercover.  Read the results here....

AAA appears in The National Student

11-May-2018
11-May-2018 14:54
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AAA gives advice to students on what to do if they're accused of cheating.  Read it here....

Alpha featured in this month's Virtalent blog

02-March-2018
02-March-2018 16:15
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The Virtalent blog features an interview with Dr Daniel Sokol, founder of Alpha Academic Appeals.  Read it here....

New article: avoiding the temptation to cheat

09-January-2018
09-January-2018 14:23
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Students, avoid the temptation to cheat Dr Daniel Sokol For thousands of university students, the January exams - once so distant - are imminent.  A rising sense of panic fills the air. ...

New article: why use a barrister for your university appeal

05-January-2018
05-January-2018 9:23
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Why use a specialist barrister for your student appeal? Barristers are lawyers who are specialist advocates.  The Bar Council (https://www.barcouncil.org.uk) states: ‘Barristers provide c...

AAA launches express service for urgent assistance

04-January-2018
04-January-2018 17:11
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As some students wait until the last minute before seeking professional help, AAA has recruited an additional barrister to our existing team and launched an express service for urgent work.  Exce...

Chris Coyle publishes article on the use of lawyers for Student Wire

08-December-2017
08-December-2017 11:37
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 On why universities should not dissuade students from using lawyers in their appeals...

AAA LAUNCHES FACEBOOK PAGE

17-November-2017
17-November-2017 10:59
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AAA is pleased to announce that we have now launched our Facebook Page Alpha Academic Appeals. We invite you to like and share our page which can be found here...

AAA endorsed by Brunel University

17-November-2017
17-November-2017 10:56
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Following our training session on 3rd November 2017, in which representatives of Student Unions across the country were present, the University of Brunel's student union has recommended AAA to student...

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