Our award winning specialist Education legal team provides Universities and other higher education establishments with practical solutions to the complex challenges they face in a constantly changing legal and regulatory landscape.
Our specialist team are all experts in education and work collaboratively and swiftly with our clients to resolve problems. Our work with universities includes everything from planning and construction advice, through employment advice and data protection, to advising on restructuring and consolidation. Whether you are facing supplier related issues, governance issues, need prompt advice on anti-embarrassment issues or to take action on disciplinary or freedom of speech issues we will be in your corner.
A lot of the debt recovery work is undertaken on a fixed fee basis, so you will have a clear understanding of costs before work commences. In addition, we will always seek to recover any costs you incur from the Debtor providing there is a contractual and/or statutory right to do so.
We routinely advise higher education establishments on:
• Commercial contracts, operations and advice
• Construction, planning and real estate
• Corporate structures and governance
• Debt recovery
• Dispute resolution
• Employment and Immigration
• Data Protection, including Freedom of information
• Health and safety
• Student accommodation development.
A world-renowned university received expert legal assistance from Stewart Morrison and Simon Biggin to help it defend its commercial interests.view full case study
Our client, a college within a prestigious university, called on the expertise of Stewart Morrison and Simon Biggin when its decision not to admit a candidate was challenged.view full case study