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Higher Education Lawyers

Experienced Higher Education Lawyers

Our higher education lawyers 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 you face.

Our dedicated team of higher education lawyers 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 therefore never been more important.

Whether you need legal advice on student matters, employmentimmigration, compliance, contracts, intellectual property and brand protection, propertyprocurement, or other complex matters, our legal experts can support you in adapting to this constantly evolving landscape.

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 Education team is ranked in Chambers & Partners and Legal 500, in recognition of the breadth and depth of legal expertise we provide to the sector.

We are the top ranked firm on the One Stop Shop Lot of the National Legal Services Framework and are also on NWUPC's Global Mobility Framework. In October 2018, we were appointed to another two prestigious national legal services frameworks for debt recovery and intellectual property.

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 HE institutions 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 legal advice from experienced higher education lawyers, please contact Jane Byford on 0121 227 3712 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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Jane Byford - Partner & Employment Lawyer - VWV Law Firm
Clive Read - Partner & Commercial Property Solicitor in Birmingham - VWV Solicitors

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