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13 May 2021

Schools: balancing discipline and privacy

Article by Ane Vernon, Partner and schools and education specialist lawyer and Hanna Basha, Partner and privacy and media law specialist in the Dispute Resolution department at Payne Hicks Beach, in which they reflect on the need for schools to ensure their policies and procedures are clear and always followed conscientiously, first published online in the May edition of  The Independent Schools Magazine and reproduced with kind permission.

Ane is a specialist education lawyer who is highly experienced in dealing with disputes arising in the education and regulatory sector. Ane advises schools and institutional clients and represents individual students or their parents. She is adept at handling regulatory/compliance issues, membership, examinations, appeals, Judicial Review applications (for both claimaints and defendants) as well as sensitive issues arising out of exclusions and suspensions. 

Hanna is a well-known specialist in defamation, privacy and breach of confidence, with a wealth of expertise in reputation and crisis management. In particular, she advises prominent individuals and corporations to prevent the publication of private, sensitive and confidential information and defamatory allegations in the media and to skilfully manage media storms.

For further information, please contact by email either Ane Vernon or Hanna Basha, or alternatively call on 020 7465 4300

Click below to read Ane and Hanna's article in The Independent Schools Magazine

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