Legal Services is a practice of over fifty lawyers and support staff, with a comprehensive overview of public sector legal work.
The service offers a specialist legal service, unmatched in the private sector, based upon extensive experience and knowledge of issues faced by local authorities and education establishments.
The services have a number of years experience advising local authority maintained schools under the former Fair Funding Scheme. Having advised the council in the establishment of many academies, Legal Services understand the legal framework within which academies operate and also have experience of advising academies on day-to-day legal issues.
•Our advice will be accessible, timely and responsive to customer requirements.
•Legal advice delivered in accordance with the timescales identified and agreed with you.
•A lawyer will be available during working hours to provide immediate advice in emergency and urgent situations.
•All telephone calls responded to within 24 hours.
•All correspondence (including emails) responded to within two working days.