Top Class Advice
Recommended by the Legal 500 2011
Acting for numerous colleges, schools, academies, universities and other education bodies, Burnetts provides a nationally recognised source of specialised education advice. Recently, Burnetts Solicitors in Carlisle, Cumbria and Newcastle secured fourth place ranking in a national league table of legal advisers to the further education sector.
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. The firm is a member of the Education Law Association and on the approved supplier list of the Crescent Purchasing Consortium.
We provide a service that is knowledgeable and we understand 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:-
- Corporate Governance
- Commercial Drafting
- Intellectual Property
- Freedom of Information / Data Protection
- Joint Venture and Funding Agreements
- Employment Issues
- 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.