Education Law Solicitors

We understand that education law can be complex, so our education law solicitors work hard to put ourselves in your shoes. Importantly, we know that you are constantly balancing commercial objectives, governance, regulation and funding challenges, with your commitment to students. Our education lawyers will help you with education legal issues and best practice, no matter what kind of educational institution you are. Call our team on 01245 453847 to talk about how we can help you.

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Whether you are a nursery or you're looking for legal advice for a school, a multi-academy trust, college or university, Birkett Long will become part of your management team. We’re always on hand to provide support when required.

Some of the areas our specialist education solicitors offer help and advice with are:

Our experienced education law solicitors take a personal interest in the education sector. A significant number of the team and staff at Birkett Long are school governors.

Our education lawyers

Our team is made up of specialists offering a broad range of legal support. We all specialise in education law and policy. We also specialise in employment law, HR, property, data protection, commercial and company law, intellectual property and construction to name a few. Together, the team has decades of experience in advising educational institutions.

We support a range of organisations in the sector. We provide legal advice for universities, further and higher education institutions. Our team also offers legal advice for colleges, schools and nurseries. Our clients include:

  • University of Essex
  • Writtle University College
  • Colchester Institute
  • South Essex College
  • Colchester Sixth Form College
  • a large number of state and private schools, academies and MATs

Our team has significant sector expertise and takes pride in the exceptional client service it provides. Whatever the situation, the education team at Birkett Long can provide practical, timely, cost-effective and comprehensive legal advice and solutions.

If required, we are happy to present to your governing body or speak to your management team.

For a short, no-obligation chat about education law, contact Thomas Emmett on 01245 453847. Alternatively, contact one of our solicitors in Basildon, Colchester or Chelmsford who will be happy to assist with your requirements.

Birkett Long is one of the few firms in Essex with acknowledged expertise and a proven track record of over 30 years’ experience providing advice to educational institutions, parents and students alike.

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  • Thomas Emmett
  • Tracey Dickens
  • Emma Wraight
  • Julie Temple
  • Hannah Maxwell
  • Jonathon Holyhead
  • Emma Jenkins
  • Cheryl Burness

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