a Senior Associate specialising in Education law and Mental Capacity law. He is
the only solicitor in the Country to have genuine expertise in special
educational needs law as it applies to the separate jurisdictions in England
and Wales combined with Mental Capacity law in both jurisdictions.
He has over 15 years’ experience and expertise in these specialist fields and has advised a huge number of families and individuals on education law, disability related matters and public law.
Kevin holds an LLB (Hons), LLM and AKC from Kings College, University of London and a PgDipPLS from City, University of London. He was called to the Bar in 2005, and worked as a non-practicing barrister until being admitted as a solicitor in 2008.
joining Geldards, Kevin practised for a number of years in London at two highly
regarded education law practices. He then moved to Cardiff for three and a half
years where he established and headed a Court of Protection Department.
Kevin is a
member of the Education Law Association, the Court of Protection Practitioners
Partially sighted since birth, Kevin has a genuine appreciation of the difficulties faced by both children and adults with disabilities. He regularly advises and speaks at events organised by multiple charities.
Kevin is an ardent supporter of Liverpool Football Club and has a keen interest in following the Irish Rugby Team. When he gets a quiet moment, he can be found reading crime fiction novels.
What People Say
'Incredibly bright’ associate Kevin McManamon ‘has a great depth of knowledge’ and ‘always advocates passionately on behalf of his clients’. Praised for his ‘detail-oriented approach’, McManamon has handled numerous public law cases in the healthcare sector, Legal 500, 2019'
'Kevin McManamon of Sinclairslaw regularly advises clients in disputes involving schools, colleges and universities, with particular expertise in disability-related issues.'
Chambers and Partners 2017