Legal advice for Maintained Schools

The education team at Birkett Long is made up of specialists from a broad range of legal areas.

We not only specialise in education law and policy but also charity law, employment law, HR, property, data protection, commercial and company law, intellectual property and construction to name but a few. Together the team have decades of experience in advising educational institutions.

The 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 timely, cost-effective and comprehensive practical advice and solutions.

Each member of our experienced and friendly education team takes a personal interest in the education sector. A significant number of the team and staff at Birkett Long are school governors.


For further details or for a no-obligation chat please contact Thomas Emmett, solicitor and Head of Education Law at Birkett Long on 01245 453847 or


Education Legal and HR Maintained Schools Support Retainer

To ensure educational institutions receive efficient, effective, understandable, and cost-effective legal advice, we offer two fixed fee retainer schemes. The aim of the schemes is to give you the confidence to contact the team in relation to any matter, no matter how big or small, with cost certainty.