Our education team is nationally recognised for its expertise and experience in the sector. We have forged strong links with the Department for Education, the Education Funding Agency and the Charity Commission. The wealth of our experience means that we are fully equipped to address any queries raised.

The Legal 500 rates LBMW's education team overall as "outstanding", noting in particular that our “understanding of the complexity of Church schools is excellent”.

In addition to our longstanding history within the education sector pre-academisation, our education lawyers have been at the forefront of the academy revolution from the outset. We have become a market leader in the provision of legal services and support to schools, academies, multi-academy trusts, free schools, chains and sponsors and other teaching institutions throughout the country, including providers of Further and Higher Education.

We can provide efficient and effective advice on the following (please click on the links for more information):