Education

Collyer Bristow's experienced Education team provides specialist advice tailored to individuals working in the education sector, including those operating in independent schools, academies, further education colleges, universities and charities, based in the UK and internationally. Our Education team also advises groups including parents, students, carers, governors and teachers on matters that can arise during the education process. 

How we can help you

Examples of the services we provide to individuals:
• Admissions and exclusions
• Discrimination
• Disputes regarding course content, quality or fees
• Employment advice
• Freedom of information / data protection
• General student disciplinary matters
• Immigration issues relating to students and teachers/lecturers
• Investigations and inquiries (including historic sexual abuse allegations)
• Protecting intellectual property (IP)
• R&D and competition
• Reputation management
• Social media and online issues (including bullying, harassment and exploitation)

Useful links

Department for Education: http://www.education.gov.uk/
Higher Education Funding Council for England: http://www.hefce.ac.uk/
Universities UK: http://www.universitiesuk.ac.uk   
Ofsted: http://www.ofsted.gov.uk/
National Governors’ Association: http://www.nga.org.uk/
Universities Human Resources: http://www.uhr.ac.uk/
Times Higher Education: http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/

Additional information