Jaime specialises in charity law with a particular focus on the education sector working for maintained schools and academies. She advises on a range of charity and company law matters including constitutional, governance, restructuring and trading issues, and provides specialist advice on academy conversion, multi academy trusts, academy transfers and academy governance.
Jaime is particularly interested in the governance of academy trusts and regularly meets with the DfE to discuss policy and the ever changing political landscape which impacts the academy sector.
Jaime speaks regularly at national and regional events and provides training for governors, trustees, clerks, company secretaries and senior managers within academy trusts.
"You are an absolute star with the work you do with us at CMAT. We now have seven academies that have joined the trust in record time thanks to your exemplary leadership and commitment. Much appreciated." Stephen Chamberlain - The Challenger Multi Academy Trust
"Jaime Hobday is a great client manager - she inspires confidence and clearly has a great depth of knowledge in the academy sector." Legal 500
Jaime is a local governor of Windsor High School, Halesowen and so appreciates the role of governors and the time they give up to support their schools. She is also a key contributor to our Academies & Schools Law Brief, the firm's newsletter for our academy and maintained school clients.