Understanding the needs of educational institutions

Freeths’s education team acts for a wide range of schools, colleges and universities. The team understands both the legal and strategic issues affecting educational institutes and the wider implications of government legislation and commercial issues such as financial pressures.

Areas of expertise include:

  • HR and employment (including safer recruitment)
  • Public benefit
  • Commercial contracts with suppliers
  • Property
  • Property litigation
  • Construction contracts and disputes
  • Planning and environmental
  • Health and safety
  • Immigration
  • Recovery of student/school fees
  • Pupil and parent issues
  • Intellectual property protection
  • Governance and charity support
  • Mergers, acquisitions, and relocation

Our education team provides a variety of seminars and workshops on new developments in the education sector.

For further information about our seminars, services or to discuss a particular matter or situation, please contact the head of education, Patrick Whetter on 01865 781000.