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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 and NASBM. We offer a unique range of education advisory and HR services underpinned by legal expertise to support you before, during and after your academy conversion. 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 fixed fee packages and strategic support.


latest opinions

Government to change admissions framework

A number of reports are circulating that the Government is going to propose major changes to the way the admissions system operates within England.

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Clarity required over Regional Schools Commissioners

A recent report from the Education Select Committee has criticised the DfE’s “act first, think later” approach to the creation of RSCs, who were introduced to provide oversight given the increasing numbers of academies.

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159 teacher-pupil relationships investigated by the NCTL

Over half of the 230 investigations against teachers that advanced to National College for Teaching & Leadership panel stage involved allegations relating to sexual activity, inappropriate relationships or general inappropriate behaviour.

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Academy funding agreements should be scrapped

The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) has called on the government to make significant changes to the legal framework that governs academies.

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what our clients say....

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 

Leading national education practice, with significant experience advising on academic issues

Chambers 2016

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

Table at a Browne Jacobson event

16Mar

The education law conference 2016 Various locations

From 16 March onward Browne Jacobson's education team will be running a series of events as part of our annual education law conference 2016. These conferences are free to attend.

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24Feb

The hard reality of reducing staffing Durham

ASCL and Browne Jacobson are offering a number of interactive, half day seminars on restructuring and redundancy.

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24Feb

Optimus Educations' Admissions and Appeals in Schools and Academies 2016 London

Register to attend this timely event and receive a unique package of legal support.

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