Service Delivery

Our team of specialist education solicitors understand education and more importantly the specific challenges facing schools that are looking into acadamisation and trusts or academies who are looking to expand. We offer a fixed fee service, managed by a solicitor with over 15 years of education and governance experience, we can advise and assist on the conversion process itself but equally we can help with the initial set up of a trust from scratch.

Our team understands the challenges that you may face when converting to an academy, forming a MAT or two trusts coming together. We offer a transparent, fixed fee package with expert advice from the day you think of the idea to the day you open as an academy.

We appreciate that running a school can be a challenge, but dealing with a conversion and solicitors (as well as other stakeholders) will be a new territory for you. There may be many legal hurdles that require negotiation and this is why the entire project will be managed by leading solicitor, John Walker. John Walker will be on-hand to guide you through the many decision making stages and will ensure that as a conversion team, we meet the crucial deadlines and everything is finalised exactly how you had hoped.

In our experience the conversion process runs better when a school (or schools) work closely with one dedicated project lead, with the support of our team of experts.

If you are looking to convert to an academy or form a trust, we will meet with you to discuss all the options available. We will tell you what needs to be done, but we will then provide you with ideas on the number of different models that you could adopt with all of the pros and cons set out, allowing you to make an informed decision that works best for you.

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