Kris has more than 10 years' experience of advising education institutions on parent and pupil/student issues, including safeguarding and equality. In particular, he regularly guides clients through critical incidents involving external agencies which frequently generate media interest.
We support the full range of education institutions, from nurseries to universities. Ranked in the Top Tier, the highest distinction, in leading legal directory Chambers UK, our team is praised by clients for being "knowledgeable, adaptable and responsive to tight timescales".
Kris is amongst the six lawyers promoted this year to Partner, a record number which takes the Partner count to 77 across offices in London, Watford, Bristol and Birmingham. This reflects our successful growth strategy, with an annual turnover just shy of £40m for the past financial year.
VWV Managing Partner, Simon Heald commented:
"Kris is so deserving of his promotion. He represents the quality and values of VWV and has been instrumental in the growth of the firm and in particular its offering to independent school and higher education clients."