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Browne Jacobson wins again at the Education Investor Awards

15 November 2013

Browne Jacobson's education team was awarded the title Legal Advisors of the Year to education institutions at the Education Investor Awards 2013 last night.

The awards are aimed at both public and private sector education providers as well as investors and lenders, and professional services firms who operate within the sector. Browne Jacobson beat off competition from a host of top firms to win the title for the second time in three years despite this years awards being the most competitive yet, with submissions up nearly 30 on 2012.

It was recognised for its role advising on nearly 500 school academy conversion projects as well as for the development and delivery of innovative solutions for its public and private sector clients, and partner organisations.

According to independent legal directories Chambers and Legal 500 Browne Jacobson has one of the leading education law teams in the country advising more than 1000 education sector organisations including maintained and independent schools, boarding schools, academies colleges and local authorities.

The team has grown over the last few years and is now more than 40 strong incorporating lawyers with expertise in all areas of education law. Mark Blois, who heads the team, said: "It is such an achievement for the firm to be recognised again and a credit to everyone in our education team who has worked so hard. This award supports our reputation within the sector and we look forward to working with more schools and academies as we aspire to be the leading education team in the country".

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