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Specialist solicitors to the education sector

The Clarke Willmott education team is made up of experienced education law specialists, who really know and understand the issues facing educational establishments. We will provide practical, commercial solutions in an approachable, straightforward way.

Together, our experts offer a comprehensive legal support service that covers every area relevant to schools, academies and colleges.

Our education law expertise

We are a ‘one-stop law shop’ for schools, academies and colleges. Our team members have experience in employment and HR, property, litigation, corporate, contractual issues and regulatory matters.

Here are some examples of our work in the education sector:

  • Advising senior management teams on all aspects of HR and employment law.
  • Providing a range of legal services for a £30m campus redevelopment project, including planning, construction, public procurement and conveyancing.
  • Advising a school on governance and constitutional issues during its conversion to academy status.
  • Helping a university get planning permissions for a performing arts studio, which had to be completed within a tight time frame to qualify for public funding.

Contact an education law specialist today

Our specialist education solicitors are based in Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, London, Manchester, Southampton and Taunton. For a free consultation, call us today on 0800 652 8025 or get in touch online.

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Our recent debt recovery work in the education sector

Understanding a debtor’s ability and willingness to pay.
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Recovery of unpaid school fees and sundry debts for the education sector

The education sector faces every increasing pressure on it financial resources.

Your key contacts

Philip Roberts

Partner and Head of Debt Recovery

Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, London, Manchester, Southampton and Taunton
Phil is a Chartered Legal Executive and Partner in Clarke Willmott’s Debt Recovery team specialising in defended debt recovery litigation and insolvency actions.
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Anna Youngs


Anna is a Partner in Clarke Willmott’s Birmingham Employment & HR team supporting employers with all aspects of employee relations & employment law issues.
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Jacqui Lazare


Bristol, Southampton and London
Jacqui advises private clients on UK-based tax and estate planning, estate administration and philanthropy and also advises charities on a range of issues.
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