Education Solicitors

Education law can be a complex area and there are many reasons why you might find yourself in need of legal representation or advice.

Birkett Long’s dedicated team will assist with any of the issues you may be facing.

Not only does Birkett Long assist with those areas associated with education law such as:

  • Setting up as an academy
  • Academy conversions
  • Joining MATs
  • Post Academy support

We also provide you with specialist advice from experts in a full range of legal areas. This means we can advise you on all aspects of school life, whether it's a matter which relates to employment, debt collection, property, contracts or intellectual property issues. We can also help you prepare for potential funding gaps by setting up trading subsidiaries.

For a short, no obligation chat about education law, contact Amanda Timcke on 01206 217310.

Birkett Long is one of the few firms in Essex with acknowledged expertise and a proven track record of over 25 years’ experience providing advice to educational institutions, parents and students alike. Our client base includes the University of Essex, Colchester Institute, South Essex College, Colchester Sixth Form College and a large number of state and private schools in the region.

What our clients say

  • The service was efficient and professional...insightful to our needs and supportive throughout. The service gave us a resolution to a difficult situation that has enabled all parties to move on with minimal impact.
  • Birkett Long maintains its reputation within the local independent schools sector, and has an added focus on HEs and FEs. Exclusions, admissions and appeals are undertaken with expertise in governance and commercial issues.

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  • Amanda Timcke
  • Emma Wraight
  • Stephen Avila