Our higher education employment team is dedicated to providing specialised, tailored legal advice to suit the particular challenges and demands faced by higher education institutions in employment and HR related matters. We understand the environment in which HEIs operate and provide innovative, pragmatic solutions on everything from day-to-day queries to complex, sensitive, strategic issues.
Our extensive knowledge of the HE sector, involvement with sector bodies such as UHR and the breadth of our client base means that we are always up to date with developments and proposals affecting the HE sector and we assist our clients in identifying the HR implications of key changes and how to prepare for them. We work as part of our clients' teams.
Our HE employment team can advise on a full range of employment law issues, including:
Our higher education employment lawyers regularly speak at internal and external seminars and briefings and at HE sector conferences. They also regularly contribute to HE sector publications such as University Business
We can provide practical training for HR professionals and line managers on a variety of HR-related topics. You can also subscribe to our weekly employment law briefs.
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.