Chloe has advised maintained schools, academy trusts and sponsors on the establishment and governance of academies since 2005 and therefore has a wealth of education sector knowledge to support you and your school. Chloe has a particular focus on DfE policy, charity law, company law, collaborative working and governance models including the establishment and operation of multi academy trusts.
Chloe is part of our Coronavirus Response team and provides specialist support to academy trusts and maintained schools on the challenges posed by coronavirus.
Chloe has a particular interest in the political landscape of the sector and changes in DfE policy. She regularly meets with the DfE ensuring that our advice takes into account the policy context. Chloe also writes for publications and delivers training via conferences at a national level, ensuring that she has a strong understanding of the issues facing governors and senior leaders.
Chloe is ranked in Legal 500 2021 as a Leading Individual in the field of education.
"Our principal contact, Chloe Brunton, has been exemplary." - Chair of Governors
"We have very much appreciated your calm, wise, knowledgeable approach." - Headteacher
"Well done [Chloe] you have been simply brilliant." - Headteacher
Chloe is a former Chair of Governors of Oasis Academy John Williams and therefore appreciates the client perspective and the role of governance in a multi academy trust.
Chloe is a former pupil at Lancaster Girls' Grammar School and was pleased to support on their conversion to academy in January 2011.