Education Law

We act for a number of VA schools and other institutions across complex matters of education law.

What can we advise upon?

Delivery of education and skills has been more important and more complex. This involves obligations to promote achievement, welfare, the development of organisational structures, partnership and collaboration, issues of covenants and increasing involvement from the private sector. All of these themes need to be managed against the background of regulatory scrutiny and engagement. Our specialists understand the regulatory regime, opportunities and issues regarding the education and skills sector. In particular:

Established and diverse client base

We act for a number of voluntary aided and maintained public sector organisations, governing bodies, chair of governors, charities and other associations.

Specialist lawyers

Technical expertise in relation to the regulatory field and extensive experience with excellent interpersonal and communications skills.

Contentious and non-contentious skills

Contentious matters including advising in relation to the administrative Court, matters of judicial review, communications with Ofsted and other related contentious matters. In relation to non-contentious matters all aspects of legal advice in relation to the regulatory regime.


Recognised in relation to performance regarding legal advice and assistance to school governing bodies, and other charitable organisations.