My role

I work with a wide variety of education clients including Diocesan Boards of Education, multi-academy trusts, academy sponsors and schools. In addition to providing legal advice, I regularly advise my clients on strategic development, collaborative working and sustainability.

My experience

My wider experience includes advising local authorities, NHS trusts, charities and blue-chip, international companies. I've also held the position of head of legal services and monitoring officer in local government and have a detailed understanding of governance arrangements and decision making processes.

My specialisms

  • Education
  • Public law
  • Strategic development
  • Collaborative working
  • Sustainability
Quarterly Company Secretary Update

September marks the end of summer, the start of a new school year and the release of this quarter’s company secretary update.

Identifying brain injury in newborns
Identifying brain injury in newborns

Researchers at University College London have identified new technology that will assist doctors to assess brain damage in newborn babies.

Funding for supported housing: no change for now
Funding for supported housing: no change for now

The Government has published its’ response to two consultations on the funding of supported housing, stating that for now, there will be no change to the current systems in place.

Parental responsibility in accidents
Parental responsibility in accidents

In a landmark case, the High Court gave the first reported ruling on parental responsibility to supervise a child who is involved in a road traffic accident caused by another person.

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