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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 

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

education-conference-2015

11Oct

HR and employment conference for school leaders Macdonald Burlington Hotel, Burlington Arcade, 126 New Street, Birmingham, B2 4JQ

You cannot have failed to notice the phenomenal amount of change in the sector and there is undoubtedly more to come. Following the success of our previous HR conferences, Browne Jacobson is pleased to invite you to our 2016 conference which aims to help you keep up with the pace of change and get the most out of your employees.

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13Oct

Optimus child protection in education 2016 Manchester

Protecting pupils is a minefield for schools, with new safeguarding legislation, Ofsted’s expectations, culturally sensitive issues, sexting and dangerous online behaviour.

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13Oct

Optimus MAT summit 2016 Beaumont Estate, Old Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 2JJ

We are thrilled to be part of the Optimus MATs Summit 2016 - designed exclusively for MAT leaders.

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latest opinions

DfE consultation reopens public benefit debate for private schools

The private schools public benefit test debate has this week been reignited by a public consultation launched by the Department for Education.

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Parent governors here to stay

Justine Greening has indicated that that the government will not be proceeding with the proposal in March’s white paper to remove the requirement for academy trusts to reserve places for elected parents on governing boards.

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Door opening for new Catholic schools amidst overhaul of system

The new Education Secretary Justine Greening has paved the way for new Catholic schools to open as part of an overhaul of the system.

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Government begins consultation on education reforms

Yesterday, the Department for Education (DfE) released its green paper focusing on the reform of the education sector to deliver 'schools that work for everyone'.

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