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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.


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.

Functionality includes:

  • E-learning to demonstrate staff have read and understood key policies
  • Policy Tracker to enable you to share, track and record that staff have read school policies and key documents

  • SCR+ to enable safer recruitment and help populate your 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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  • Chambers & Partners legal directory

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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 - Independent Schools Partner & Education Lawyer at VWV
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Independent Schools

Charity Law

Governance

Yvonne Spencer - Partner at VWV
Partner
Bettina Rigg - Partner at VWV
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