We advise on the multitude of issues and disputes that can arise in the education sector and strive to find workable solutions for our clients, whether litigation ensues or a negotiated outcome can be reached.
As recognised experts in this area we understand the legal and regulatory framework in the education sector, and are attuned to commercial and reputational considerations that affect our clients.
We act for individuals as well as educational bodies. Students and parents turn to us in connection with allegations of misconduct or when facing suspension or exclusion, often involving the most prestigious UK and international schools and universities. As trusted advisers to educational bodies we provide pragmatic advice managing legal challenges, alive to each institution’s unique positioning, its values and standards.
We are acutely conscious of the many sensitive issues affecting our clients, whether they face allegations or are the victim of misconduct. We are experienced in navigating these often highly charged situations. Our institutional clients value our pragmatic advice and know they can rely on our specialist knowledge which can draw on expertise from colleagues in other specialist areas such as criminal, privacy & media and employment law.