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Education Lawyers

Education Law Specialists

We support the full range of education institutions, from nurseries to universities, with a large team of dedicated and passionate education lawyers who are immersed in the sector.

We understand the complex interplay of education law and best practice and offer you experienced education lawyers who are always on hand to give you practical legal solutions to the problems you face and the confidence to react positively to opportunities. We pride ourselves on providing a first class legal service to the education sector, with transparency on fees and competitive rates.

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Best Practice in Education

The British education sector, which includes some of the world's top independent schools, academies, further education colleges and universities, is key to the long term success of our economy and it is an important export to the rest of the world. We are privileged to work with many of today's leaders in the education sector and to support them in a time of great change, innovation and opportunity arising from government policy, financial pressures, technological advances and globalisation.

Our Education team are commended by The Times in their survey of the Best Law Firms 2020.


How Can Our Education Lawyers Help You?

Our education lawyers support the full range of education institutions in the sector, including:

We also provide specialist legal advice to UK Education Investors and on International Education Projects.


Our Education Law Expertise

Our education lawyers are ranked in the top tier of both Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 and assist over 1,000 education institutions across all types of contentious and non-contentious matters.


Free Access to Legal Resources Through OnStream

We have created dedicated OnStream portals for independent schools, academies and higher education institutions.

Each portal brings together a collection of resources, know-how and experience in one place for you to access at a time that suits you.

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Automate and Simplify Key Compliance Tasks Using My OnStream

We have also developed an online compliance management system,
My OnStream. The software offers a range of cost-effective solutions, tailored to your school and is designed to help schools keep on top of regulatory change.

Schools can choose to subscribe to a range of modules including:

  • E-learning to offer staff training in key compliance areas, track completion online and automate reminders
  • Policy Tracker to enable you to easily share policies or key documents with staff, track online that they have been read and automate reminders

  • SCR+ to enable safer recruitment and help you maintain a compliant online Single Central Register

  • Review for effective staff appraisals to encourage achievement of objectives aligned to your school’s development plan

Find Out About My OnStream


To discuss how our education lawyers can help you, please contact Barney Northover on 0117 314 5395

VWV's education practice enjoys a stellar reputation in the market as a one-stop shop.

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Meet the Team

Our education lawyers have a broad variety of legal expertise and offer a full legal service to institutions in the education sector

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Barney Northover - Partner & Education Lawyer in Bristol - VWV Solicitors
Partner

Independent Schools

Charity Law

Governance

Yvonne Spencer - Partner & Education Lawyer in London - VWV Law Firm
Partner

News & Events

 
New Partner Boosts Commercial Legal Team in Birmingham
Partner Sarah Webb has joined our Birmingham team to advise businesses on all areas of intellectual property and commercial law, working in the education and charity sectors, amongst others.
23 Oct 2020
VWV Advises Data Intelligence Company in $36.8m Investment
We have recently acted for data intelligence business Ripjar on securing $36.8m in Series B funding from Long Ridge Equity Partners.
20 Oct 2020
Charity Partner Recognised as Legal Influencer
Shivaji Shiva, a partner in our Charities team, has been recognised with the title 'Legal Influencer' by Lexology, an online service providing global legal updates, articles and analysis.
14 Sep 2020