Our higher education employment team has established a reputation as advisers to many higher education institution (HEIs), colleges and training establishments and we pride ourselves on providing practical and commercial solutions for our education clients on the whole spectrum of employment and HR matters.
Our 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. Our determination to provide you with advice of the highest caliber is evidenced by our unique provision of a specialist employment team.
We have an enviable grasp and understanding of all features of an education institution that make it different from a work place in commerce or industry. We are mindful of concepts proprietary, transparency and accountability. Education employment law is a specialist discipline with many institutions being regulated in the areas of recruitment, management and dismissal. We are nationally recognised experts in advising on these issues.
Our service is based on sector specific precedents, is proactive in ensuring education institutions are up to date and is focused on high levels of service delivery. We are considered part of our client's team.
Over the years we have built a team of highly qualified employment lawyers who have unrivalled experience of working with education clients. Our senior lawyers are frequent speakers at conferences and are widely published in the press.
We are well-known for finding pragmatic and commercial solutions backed by intellectual rigour and a high level of technical competence.
Our higher education employment lawyers travel all over the country to meet managers and decision makers and provide speakers at training seminars and briefings.
We also produce regular, free-of-charge legal updates by email which have proved very popular and an invaluable and timely update.
The following are examples of advice and assistance we have provided to our higher education clients:
Advising higher education institutions on:
VWV have a well-deserved strong reputation within HE sector. They are subject matter experts on equality and diversity and are quick to update on latest reviews and case law. But their real strength is their ability to correlate likely implications and actions needed by HEIs by their developed understanding and knowledge of Higher Education institutions.