Education

Specialist legal and commercial advice to help your school or trust to thrive.

Advice and support you can rely on

Ongoing changes in education and legislation only add to the everyday challenge of running a school or academy trust. We’re here to help by providing practical and commercial legal support for all schools, including academies, multi-academy trusts, free schools and independent schools. You’ll get sound advice from solicitors immersed in education, who’ll work with you to determine the best approach for you.

Whatever your challenge, we can help

Our education solicitors support hundreds of primary and secondary schools, academies and multi-academy trusts across the UK. You can turn to them for commercial advice on everything from regulatory issues to governance, corporate structures, property, employment and charity law. And with transparent pricing, you’ll know where you stand on costs.

Specialist advice when it matters most

As a headteacher, business manager, HR manager or governor, it’s reassuring to know you have a team of legal experts on hand with a deep understanding of the education sector. We can advise you on an ad hoc basis or create a package built around your needs. This could, for example, include our fixed-fee Just Teach service, which offers unlimited advice on HR and employment issues and preliminary advice on other legal matters.

Events that address your needs

You’re welcome to join us at our regular forums and seminars for people in the education sector. They’ll help you keep up to date with legal changes that may affect you and enable you to meet other leaders in your field to share ideas. They focus on key concerns and provide clarity on matters such as the complexities of disciplinaries, redundancies and common HR issues.

For advice you can rely on, contact us today

0300 124 0406
enquiries@schofieldsweeney.co.uk

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