Independent Schools

There are over 1,200 independent schools in the country and the education they offer pupils is often viewed as unparalleled. In an ever changing education landscape, these institutions are having to adapt in order to thrive.

We represent a number of influential schools in this particular sector and can offer independent schools extensive advice far beyond governance and charity law. The range of areas we deal with includes:

  • Charity law and compliance
  • Commercial arrangements
  • Constitutional
  • Donations and legacies
  • Dispute resolution
  • Education legislation and statutory guidance
  • Employment and pensions
  • Fees
  • Governance and Trustees
  • Intellectual property and freedom of information
  • Land and property (including construction)
  • Mergers and demergers
  • Parental complaints
  • Policies
  • Safeguarding
  • Staffing