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In the ever-changing world of higher education, it is more important than ever that you can rely on a specialist team of dedicated and trusted education lawyers that understand the globally competitive and challenging environment in which you operate.

Our team of higher education lawyers will work with you to help you to make and take opportunity in the rapidly changing legal, regulatory and commercial landscape you operate in, both domestically and internationally. We will do this by providing genuine insight and a fresh perspective to the issues you face as well as delivering client focused solutions rather than technical answers to defined legal questions. We are always looking to influence, innovate and challenge the status quo. We add value wherever we can.

Our clients choose us because of our sector expertise, but stay with us because of our exceptional service.

What we do

We work with senior leadership and management teams and in-house legal teams in higher education institutions (HEIs) to support them to enable informed and strategic decision making and identification and management of risk.

We also engage with sector organisations to support their work and contribute to debate and policy.

We provide a comprehensive range of legal services to HEIs including:

Why choose Browne Jacobson higher education lawyers?

We are a national team of higher education lawyers that understands the sector and brings a fresh perspective. To find out more, please contact Bettina Rigg.

what our clients say....



The Browne Jacobson family has gone above and beyond that which is required of external lawyers.

Sam McGinty, Head of Legal Services, Loughborough University

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Ask the experts: managing people and health and safety matters during a pandemic

Human resource teams in higher education institutions continue to deal with the challenges brought about by coronavirus. In this on-demand video, our experts help you at this critical time to answer the questions that really matter to you.

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Legal updates

be connected newsletter for higher education - October 2020

In this edition we provide you with the latest in legal updates, news and insight from the higher education sector.

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Legal updates

Industrial strategy three years on – delivering impact through regional and pan-regional collaboration

In what seems like a lifetime ago given the events of the past six months, back in November 2017 the UK Government published its Industrial Strategy White Paper ‘Industrial Strategy: Building a Britain fit for the future’.

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Legal updates

Challenges to university decisions: key issues in judicial review

Universities make decisions everyday which could lead disgruntled students, or others, to seek to bring a legal challenge.

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Covid-19 student testing and the Christmas travel window

The government has issued its guidance on how University students will be able to travel home safely at Christmas.

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Government guidance on Higher Education - updated

On 30th September, the government updated its guidance to universities on re-opening their buildings and campuses.

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Government guidance on Covid-19 for Higher Education (HE) institutions

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement on new measures to tackle Coronavirus, and with students about to start new terms, the government has updated its guidance to universities to make their buildings and campuses as safe as possible.

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Bettina Rigg

Bettina Rigg

Partner and Head of Higher Education

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