"Burnetts is clear in its advice and very supportive in its approach." Legal 500 2015
Acting for numerous colleges, schools, academies, universities and other education bodies, Burnetts provides a nationally recognised source of specialised education advice. The firm is ranked as Top Tier by the Legal 500 and recognised as a UK-wide adviser by Chambers and Partners. The firm is also on the approved supplier list of the Crescent Purchasing Consortium.
As large organisations, education clients have a variety of legal needs and our experienced, cross-practice team of solicitors enables us to respond speedily, cost effectively and with an integrated approach. We provide a service that is knowledgeable and we und erstand the many specialist issues faced by education establishments on a day to day basis.
Our growing list of clients acknowledges our success. We provide comprehensive advice on a range of issues including:
• Employment Issues including an HR Helpline
• Corporate Governance
• Commercial Drafting
• Intellectual Property
• Freedom of Information / Data Protection
• Joint Venture and Funding Agreements
• Health & Safety
• Claims by Students and Third Parties
• Acquisition and Property Development
• Charity and Trust Matters
• Student Discipline and Compliance
Burnetts also has a specialist academies' team with a strong track record in academy conversions and ongoing post-conversion support.