• Careers
  • Contact Us
Commercial Contracts for Aacademies, Schools & MATs

Academies & Schools Contracts

Commercial Contracts for Schools and Academy Trusts

As part of their day to day operational life, schools and academy trusts will enter into a wide range of commercial agreements with third party suppliers and contractors.

When considering entering into an agreement with a third party there are a number of considerations that need to be taken into account, including public procurement issues, the form that the agreement should take, the commercial background and the intention of the parties.

Quick Enquiry


Expert Help

Members of our team routinely advise clients in the education sector and understand the issues for schools and academies.

We can help with:

  • Procuring goods and services

  • New and existing relationships with third parties for the joint use of facilities, including trading arrangements.

  • Contracts for the provision of IT infrastructure, hardware, software and associated support services. 

  • Contracts for, or outsourcing, catering, cleaning, facilities management and other core services

  • Shared services


Straightforward Commercial Advice

Whether you want us to review supplier terms and conditions, need a bespoke agreement or want to develop your own standard terms, we can provide you with the straightforward commercial advice necessary to ensure that the contract accurately reflects the commercial intention and purpose of the relationship.


For more information on commercial contracts for schools and academy trusts, please contact Doug Locke on 0117 314 5602.

Technically impressive and good at providing practical advice in plain English.

  • Chambers & Partners legal directory

Get in touch

Are you looking for legal services? Please complete the form below to find out how our specialist lawyers can support you.
First name(*)
Please enter your first name.

Last name(*)
Please enter your last name

Email address(*)
Please enter a valid email address

Telephone(*)
Please enter your telephone number.

I prefer to be contacted by:(*)

Invalid Input

How can we help you?(*)
Please limit text to alphanumeric and the following special characters: £.%,'"?!£$%^&*()_-=+:;@#`

Preferred office location:
Should you need to visit an office

 

See our privacy page to find out how we use and protect your data.

Invalid Input

Meet the Team

We provide academies with experienced education lawyers who are always on hand to give practical solutions to problems and the confidence to react positively to opportunities.

View All
Yvonne Spencer - Partner & Education Lawyer in London - VWV Law Firm
Partner
Alice Reeve - Education Employment Lawyer in Bristol - VWV Law Firm
Partner
Matthew Wolton -Partner in Bristol
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
Webinar: Single Central Register Training for Academies and Maintained Schools
Safer recruitment is central to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and forms a key aspect of the inspection process.
23 Mar 2021