Professional advice and guidance

We advise schools, colleges, universities and other further and higher education institutions in public and private sectors.


Whilst education establishments are businesses, we recognise that there are unique considerations to be taken into account in the way they operate. Our lawyers are here to help our clients move forward, resolve issues and fulfil their aims.

We understand the unique environment in which our clients operate, and the day-to-day challenges they face.

Clients benefit from the full range of services offered by the firm. We advise and guide our clients on matters as diverse as employment, dispute resolution, intellectual property, data protection, property and tax.

As one of the leading firms in the area of charity law, this special expertise provides additional support to our education clients.

Our core areas of expertise include:

  • Buying and selling schools
  • Charities
  • Child protection
  • Competition law
  • Construction of education establishments and relocation
  • Contractual disputes
  • Conversion of status
  • Corporate
  • Data protection
  • Employment
  • Funding
  • Governance
  • Intellectual property and copyright matters
  • Procurement
  • Professional conduct and regulatory matters
  • Property
  • Public law and judicial review
  • Student issues
  • Tax

We run free workshops and seminars for our clients. These events update clients on changes in the law, the latest thinking and provide a forum to meet and discuss important issues.

Meet our team