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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. 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.

latest opinions

High Court ruling on term-time absence

The High Court has ruled that taking a child out of school during term-time for a holiday does not mean the parent failed to secure the child’s regular attendance

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Is the SEN framework working?

Reports suggest that local authorities are failing to meet legal deadlines for children with SEN which may be preventing them accessing their preferred secondary school.

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What is regular attendance at school?

There is continued confusion over what level of attendance meets the legal requirement for regular attendance at school.

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School admissions: a mixed picture

A mixed picture is emerging across England of the number of children who were allocated a place at one of their preferred schools.

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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


Academy conversion and multi-academy trusts – are you ready? Wade Deacon High School, Birchfield Road, Widnes WA8 7TD

Find out how to convert to academy status and how to form and grow a MAT with this excellent introductory FASNA seminar.

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Optimus Educational Excellence Everywhere & The Education and Adoption Act 2016: Briefing Manchester

We are pleased to be able to support this briefing organised by Optimus which will clarify how the changes will affect your school, the options available to you and how to get your structure right.

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