Expert legal advice from leading lawyers who care about education.
At Veale Wasbrough Vizards (VWV) we've been advising all types of schools for over 25 years. Working with over 1250 schools nationally, we are one of the top law firms in the country for education and charities. Our dedicated team of 32 schools lawyers have expertise to cover every area of law your school or MAT could ever need.
The independent Legal Directories Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners recognise our expertise. We are top ranked nationally, as are many of our leading education lawyers.
We also understand your world from the inside. Many of our lawyers are governors or trustees of national education associations. We also work with the DfE and EFA who recognise our sector expertise.
Our commitment to you
Our clients are at the centre of our firm and we care passionately about providing an excellent service. This means that we take time to get to understand your priorities and strategic plans.
Working with us you will never feel like you are dealing with a call-centre service. Each of our clients has a dedicated client partner who is responsible for ensuring that our response time and advice is prompt, pragmatic and commercial.
100% of our clients who have responded to our client satisfaction surveys have said that they would recommend us to another school or MAT. We are very proud of this track record.
Your trusted advisers
We believe in building long-standing relationships with our clients. That way we can work with you as a team when you need us. We can also work with you on long-term strategic decisions which take account of the ever-changing political landscape.
Cost effective services
We know that budgeting is important to you and are able to offer you:
- Competitive fixed fee conversion packages
- Fixed fee HR and Legal Services Retainer Scheme - with a pricing structure to suit every type of school
- Specialist services for MAT formation and expansion
- Tailored advice, support and training for MATs
For a no obligation chat, please contact Yvonne Spencer or Chloe Brunton.
Yvonne Spencer, Partner
020 7405 1234
Chloe Brunton, Partner
0117 314 5301