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.
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.
Our education lawyers support the full range of education institutions in the sector, including:
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.
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.
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:
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
VWV's education practice enjoys a stellar reputation in the market as a one-stop shop.