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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 ISBL. 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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Challenges to SEN admissions

A recent High Court decision has confirmed the power of schools to challenge the inappropriate placement of children with EHCPs at schools.

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The black hole of school places to be plugged by free schools?

The deficit in school places is worsening and schools and families face uncertainty of pupil places. The baby-boom cohort is now school age and places are desperately needed.

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An enhanced role for local authorities in education?

Sir Michael Wilshaw, former Principal and Chief Inspector at Ofsted, has suggested that local authorities or elected mayors should have a role in local education and ensuring school standards.

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Roundtable – a more nuanced approach to school improvement?

The DfE’s approach to school improvement since the Academy Act 2010 came into force has been very intervention heavy – first with a significant increase in academy sponsorship, followed more recently by the rebrokering or transferring of academies between trusts.

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