Employment & HR

Schools, their Leadership teams and Governors need experienced Legal and HR advisors who understand the complexities and sensitivities of schools. Our team of Employment and Education solicitors support educational establishments of all types including academies, multi-academy trusts, independent and authority maintained schools.

There are multiple reasons to choose Flint Bishop:

We are legally qualified employment experts: our team are highly regarded as experts in their field by those who work in education and due to this knowledge and experience of our team; we will haev likely dealt with similar problems before, therefore we are able to offer you a considered approach and solution.

We are always available when you need help: it does not matter how good an individual is at thier job if you cannot contact them when you need advice, this is particularly important when dealing with HR matters as they move so quickly. We guarentee that you will be able to speak to a member of our team the same day -a  quick response time is at the core of what we do.

We give correct and consistent advice: your school will be allocated a solicitor who will be your main point of contact, this ensures a consistent and guaranteed quality of advice.

We work with all different sizes and types of school: our team will get to understand your school and how the leadership team and governors work. Our experience working witha  variety of different schools means we understand educational issues and how best to resolve them, at the same time supporting you through the process.

We could save you money: price wise, we are highly competitive when compared with the majority of local authorities and HR consultants and regardless of the package you choose, it is like "having a solicitor in your office".

We reduce the risks of an employment claim: our team will work with you to ensure that processes are followed correctly and all parties, such as trade unions, are communicated with appropriately and effectively at all times significantly reducing the risk of a claim against you.

We have a loyal team: the majority of our employment solicitors trained with the firm and qualified into the employment department, over the years this has created a dedicated and loyal team of education specialists. We are passionate about building strong, lasting relationships with our clients and the stability of our team enables us to achieve that. We are a close knit team that communicates incredibly well, making it easier for us to cover each other's clients when the need arises. We strive to provide a personla and consistent service to each client.

We get excellent results: our team will listen to you, get to understand the problem and what you as a client would liek to achieve before giving you choices and options that will enable you to achieve your goals in the most effective and legally compliant way.

Many of our clients are happy to provide a reference, please let us know if this is required.  

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