Education and Youth Law

As part of Cooper Legal's focus on human rights and youth issues, our firm is developing expertise in education cases. This is particularly in areas where the right to education has been denied and/or compromised due to discrimination or neglicence.

Sonja Cooper has been a Youth Advocate in the Wellington Youth Court since 1987, representing young persons who have been charged with criminal offences. Sonja Cooper is also part of the New Zealand Law Society Youth Justice Committee.