Education

Education

As a key part of our community, education is one of our core focus areas. Clapham & Collinge provide an extensive range of legal services and support to education providers in Norfolk. Our specialist education solicitors are able to assist with all aspects of education law, from academy conversions, HR support and employment law to procurement, education and commercial issues.

We work with Headteachers, Business Managers, Governors and the school to provide clear, independent and practical guidance on a full range of legal issues, tailored to your schools specific needs. At Clapham & Collinge, our advice is underpinned with research and we keep you updated on the latest policies, procedures and legal developments.

We offer a fixed fee retainer package that enables you to set an annual budget for all of your legal needs – Your own specialist legal department from as little as £200 per month. Alternatively, some schools prefer to pay as you go and we can provide ongoing advice and assistance as needed, whilst providing quotes for every piece of work and agreeing a fixed fee before any work is carried out.

Our services include:
  • Help with Academy conversions
  • Advice on procurement issues
  • Land and building issues
  • Advice on contractual issues
  • Advice on disputes or potential disputes
Employment law/HR advice:
  • Dealing with disciplinary and Grievance procedures
  • Changing terms and condition of employment
  • Sickness absence
  • Performance management
  • Ongoing support with updating policies, procedures and changes in the law.

Our expert team of specialist education solicitors have a wealth of experience in the areas outlined above and more. Contact us today to find out how we can help.