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Coronavirus Legal Support for Higher Education Institutions


Coronavirus Legal Support for Higher Education Institutions

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic presents many unique challenges for higher education institutions. Our experienced team of higher education solicitors can provide you with the legal support you need to successfully navigate the coronavirus pandemic, and manage your institution in the best way possible.

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We understand the difficulties you're experiencing with trying to manage your university or higher education institution in these turbulent times. Our specialist team is ready to help you manage the risks and opportunities you're facing, and give you that all-important peace of mind.

If you require specialist support on the legal issues arising from the spread of coronavirus, please get in touch with us using the form below.

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We continue to work hard to address the legal issues arising in the Higher Education sector as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

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To ensure that you're kept up to date on the latest coronavirus guidance for your institution, sign up to our Higher Education Law Brief today.

Free Coronavirus Guidance Now Available on Higher Education OnStream

Stay up to date with free, exclusive resources to help you protect your students and your institution, and to continue providing educational services during the coronavirus pandemic.

Our free resources include guidance on:

  • the impact of coronavirus on your 'force majeure' clauses
  • protecting your university from cyber attacks during the pandemic
  • managing procurement and potential relief
  • dealing with student matters which may arise during, or as a result of, the coronavirus pandemic
  • ...and much more.

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If you need specialist coronavirus legal support for your higher education institution, please contact Jane Byford in our Higher Education team 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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Jane Byford - Partner & Employment Lawyer - VWV Law Firm
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