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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, NAHT, 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 

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

latest opinions

Segregating boys and girls in co-educational schools can be discriminatory

The Court of Appeal overturned a decision of the High Court to rule that segregating boys and girls in a co-educational school could amount to discrimination.

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New peer-to-peer sexual abuse guidance to be issued

The Schools Minister has told the MPs that new guidance will be issued for schools on how to manage incidents of sexual harassment and violence between peers.

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Fake exam certificate website shut down - a drop in the ocean?

The Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ) have announced that they successfully obtained an injunction shutting down the website “replacement-certificates.co.uk” which was offering counterfeit exam certificates for sale.

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The rise in permanent exclusions

A survey by the Times Educational Supplement (TES) across local authorities has shown some dramatic rises in the number of permanent exclusions within their areas.

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