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Education everywhere is under constant pressure
Further and higher education institutions continue to grapple with the problem of lack of funding and funding arrangements.
Schools face virtually daily changes to education policy from a government desperate to address growing concerns over a system that is perceived as failing.
The whole sector is under the constant glare of publicity. Schools vs academies? The long-term future of the independent sector? The news agenda is awash with education-related stories.
Against this background, our clients need us to be responsive, flexible and practical and offer pragmatic and no-nonsense legal advice. Our experienced lawyers understand the importance of cutting through the complexity and getting to the heart of the key issues:
Our Education team lawyers have proven excellence in the sector. Like our clients they care passionately about the issues. With a multi-disciplinary approach that draws on specific skills from across our practice groups we offer support and legal advice to help clients identify and make the most of the commercial opportunities that arise, such as:
Examples of recent work include:
Broad skill set
Our multi-disciplinary approach and experience extends across risk management and outsourcing agreements in relation to facilities management, HR, IT and payroll. DWF LLP is on the panel of a number of education consortiums including the Crescent Purchasing Consortium.
Beyond legal advice
And we go further than offering legal advice. Our extensive education experience and know-how mean we're also well-qualified and frequently called upon to offer:
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Alison Wild, Liverpool John Moores University