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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

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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New school intervention powers now in force

The majority of the Education and Adoption Act comes into force today. A revised version of Schools Causing Concern, statutory guidance on school intervention, also takes effect.

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the benefits of competitive procurement

For many, school and academy finances remain incredibly tight and therefore there remains a constant pressure to find savings and efficiencies.

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Can schools deal with transgender issues?

One outcome from the recent teachers’ conferences is a call for single sex schools to be better prepared to accommodate trans-gender pupils.

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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


Optimus employment law in education 2016 London

Budgets are shrinking in schools and academies, making staff restructures a daunting and real possibility for your organisation.

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ASCL Staying ahead of the game London

Are you considering forming or joining a multi-academy trust? This day aims to answer questions and provide you with the information you need to start your journey.

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