Education lawyers in London & Thames Valley
Schools and academies face ever-changing commercial and political challenges. Our lawyers are experienced in the legal issues that affect both the public and private education sector and will identify and support opportunities for development.
We provide tailored, pragmatic and relevant support across a full range of legal services to the operators and managers of schools, colleges and universities. Our team has extensive experience of high-profile projects for higher and further education and are experienced at working closely with Headteachers, Bursars and Governors.
We can also offer:
- Liaising with Charity Commission, advising clients on the Charities Act and setting up charitable trusts.
- Regulatory documents such as student charters and formulating academic rules and regulations and handling data protection issues including requests for information.
- Safeguarding legal responsibilities, staff discipline, involvement of police and whistleblowing matters.
“The education practice has extensive experience advising schools, higher education institutions and local authorities on the full spectrum of issues.”
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