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Public Sector Education

Our Public Sector Education Team has the size and depth to provide a comprehensive range of services to clients across the education sector.

We recognise that the education sector covers a range of institutions with varied regulatory and funding bodies and governance structures. We understand the need for legal advice which is commercial, proactive and sector aware, and with expertise in dealing with public law issues.

We are committed to the sector and our Education team contains specialists with a deep knowledge and understanding of the education sector and all its challenges.

Our experience and client base

We act for clients across the Education sector, from academy trusts (which includes academy conversions, mergers and transfers)maintained schools, further education colleges and universities and HE institutions.

We are a supplier on the Crown Commercial Service Public Sector Legal Services Framework RM6240 and the KCS Procurement Services Legal Services Framework.

We are one of three firms appointed by the Teaching Regulation Agency to provide legal advice to its professional conduct panels and have extensive experience of advising on teacher misconduct and safeguarding issues.

Our expertise

  • Employment law
  • Immigration law
  • Employee investigations
  • Student investigations
  • Safeguarding
  • Student issues and disputes
  • Regulation and governance
  • State aid
  • Academic and student accommodation
  • Public procurement
  • Commercial contracts
  • Funding and refinancing
  • Estate development
  • Construction projects
  • Joint ventures
  • Health and safety
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Academy conversions, mergers and transfers
  • Federations

Contact Us
Contact Us
For general enquiries please call +44 (0)808 169 4320 or send a message from our Contact us page.