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Higher Education Solicitors

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Experienced higher education solicitors

Our higher education solicitors understand the landscape in which higher education institutions (HEIs) operate. Our expertise will help you find practical and innovative solutions to the challenges and opportunities that your institution faces.

Our dedicated team provides specialist legal support to universities, nationally, via our offices in London, Watford, Bristol and Birmingham. We pride ourselves on providing quality, timely and jargon-free legal advice, with transparency on fees and competitive rates.

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Specialist legal support for higher education institutions

Higher education institutions are increasingly complex, international organisations which are subject to an unprecedented level of change. The need to be flexible and able to do things in new ways has never been more important.

Our higher education solicitors provide the following services:

…and much more.

When you work with us, we ensure that you are kept one step ahead of legal and regulatory changes. Our experience supporting higher education institutions enables us to not only provide quality legal advice but also to utilise technology to streamline processes and save you time.

National leaders

Our team of education solicitors is ranked in Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 - recognised for the breadth and depth of legal expertise we provide to the HE sector.

We are on the 'One Stop Shop Lot' of the National Legal Services Framework.

Free legal resources

Higher Education OnStream is a free online portal that brings together a collection of resources, know-how and legal solutions in one place. It is a market-leading tool designed to support universities and HEIs facing increasing legal and regulatory challenges.

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You can also subscribe to our Higher Education Law Brief to keep up to date with the latest developments in higher education law and best practice.

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For expert legal advice from experienced higher education solicitors, please contact Jane Byford on 07909 656 764 or complete the form below.

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Meet the Team

Our Education team is ranked in the top tier of Chambers & Partners UK wide category and Legal 500.

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