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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.

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 

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

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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Next steps towards fairer school funding

The Department for Education (DfE) have published the second stage of their consultation on school funding. The aim is to avoid the 'postcode lottery' of the current system and have a broad national funding formula that creates greater equity amongst all schools.

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Survey finds increase in number of applications for authorised absence

The latest annual survey of school leaders carried out by Browne Jacobson and ASCL has found that 31% of school leaders have reported an increase in the number of applications for term time absences since the Platt v Isle of Wight case.

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Schools successfully implementing the Prevent Duty

The Browne Jacobson and ASCL School Leaders’ Survey 2016 has found that more than three-quarters of school leaders (78%) have experienced no significant difficulties in implementing the Prevent Duty.

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