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As a firm we take a keen interest in supporting the Education sector. We act for vocational training and further education establishments in the region, providing a wide range of legal services from across our specialist teams.

Our team is headed by James Cross, Managing Partner. 

There is a wealth of education experience in the members of the Team:

  • Rhodri Davey, who is a trustee of the Exeter Royal Academy for Deaf Education and a Chair of Governors of Widewell Primary School (a trust primary school)
  • Michael Penfold, who is a governor of Torquay Boys Grammar School and a Trustee and Director of the school's Charitable Trust and has been involved in moving the school towards its Academy status.  Michael is also a governor of Brixham College.

Our industry expertise and consequent understanding of your needs enables us to provide the very best, cost-effective advice to you.

We can help with:

  • Conversion to Academy status
  • Employment issues
  • Governance & charities
  • Dispute resolution & litigation
  • Complaints & appeals
  • Commercial documentation
  • Property issues
  • Raising finance
  • Transactional work

Conversion to Academy Status

We have a proven track record for converting schools to Academies and are currently working with schools towards conversion.

"We are very grateful for all the support you gave us.  We feel fortunate that we had you as our solicitors during the conversion process. Thank you."    Rob Breeze, Head Teacher of St Margaret's Academy, Barewell Road, Torquay.

To download our leaflet on how our Education Team can help schools to convert to Academy status - Click Here

Lawyers who understand your industry:

Isn't that the way solicitors should be?

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01392 455555

01752 603040

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