HEIs regularly enter into a broad range of commercial contracts, from research contracts to joint ventures with overseas institutions.
Our commercial lawyers can provide support from drafting agreements to resolving commercial contract disputes, including specialist advice on procurement, charity law, governance, tax, financing, data protection and freedom of information and intellectual property. Our advice is always underpinned by a clear understanding of the legal and commercial risks and a strategy for how they can be mitigated.
Our work for higher education institutions encompasses:
The team at VWV was professional, responsive and supportive in providing advice in a fast moving and cutting edge area of law. The level of resource made available was exceptional (while competitively priced) and the focus of all the team was unstintingly to support the University and protect its reputation.