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We are legal experts, trusted by over 1,000 schools and academies across the country and an approved partner of the NGA, FASNA, ASCL and NASBM. Our dedicated education specialist lawyers and HR consultants provide HR support, annual legal advice packages and academy conversion project services for absolute fixed fees. Our clients choose and stay with us because of our sector expertise and exceptional client service - helping to deliver your vision in a cost effective way, through innovative packages and strategic support.

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south farnham school

South Farnham Educational Trust has the strongest professional regard for Browne Jacobson and, specifically, Nick Mackenzie who has worked with us in the development of our Multi-Academy Trust and other legal processes.

Sir. Andrew Carter OBE, Executive Headteacher South Farnham Educational Trust 

A very impressive team with a breadth of expertise in the education sector and, more specifically, special education needs. They are very up to the minute on the latest issues arising within the education sector.

Chambers 2017

We usually need advice urgently and Quickcall delivers every time offering practical and comprehensive advice, excellent service.

Pamela Haralambos, Business Manager, St Christopher’s CE High School

training and events

Education conference

1Mar

Education law conference 2017, London Goodenough College, Mecklenburgh Square, London WC1N 2AB

Now in its fourth year, this event is aimed at helping you stay legally compliant and supporting you with improving practice throughout your school, academy or MAT.

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15Mar

Education law conference 2017, Manchester Connell Sixth Form College, 301 Alan Turing Way, Manchester M11 3BS

Now in its fourth year, this event is aimed at helping you stay legally compliant and supporting you with improving practice throughout your school, academy or MAT.

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22Mar

Education law conference 2017, Nottingham The Long Eaton School, Thoresby Road, Long Eaton, Nottingham NG10 3NP

Now in its fourth year, this event is aimed at helping you stay legally compliant and supporting you with improving practice throughout your school, academy or MAT.

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latest opinions

Regular attendance at schools - clarity needed

The key issue for the Supreme Court to decide is the definition of ‘attending school regularly’ for the purposes of the Education Act 1996.

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Migrant worker teachers and the shortage occupation list

The MAC has published its findings, and concluded that secondary education teachers in maths, physics, computer science, Mandarin, modern foreign language and science could be considered as being in shortage.

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Could sex education become compulsory in all schools?

Concerns about the ability of school age children to deal with modern realities of online porn, cyber-bulling and sexting has led to the strongest indication that the government may be ready to bow to pressure and change the law.

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Racist abuse on the rise in schools

Recent Department for Education (DfE) statistics show that 430 children between the ages of five and eleven were given fixed period or permanent exclusions from their schools in the 2014-15 academic year because of racist behaviour.

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