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
Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

Cervical cancer is the most common type of cancer affecting women under the age of 35 in the UK. This week is Cervical Cancer Prevention Week.

Heathrow data breach
Heathrow data breach

In October 2018, it was reported that Heathrow Airport Ltd had been fined £120,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) for failing to keep personal data secure.

Will you still fund me... When I’m 64?
Will you still fund me... When I’m 64?

It’s not often that the Government asks for more money and then offers to pay anyway! That is the situation when it comes to employer contributions to the Teacher Pension Scheme (TPS)...

Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act is here!
Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act is here!

The Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 received royal assent in December 2018 and comes into effect on 20 March 2019. This amends the "fitness obligations" in the Landlord and Tenant Act.

Budget help for charities’ trading
Budget help for charities’ trading

The Finance Bill 2019, as announced in the Autumn Budget 2018, includes a small but welcome adjustment to the small-scale trading exemption which applies to charities.

Christmas Time: A tremor for marriages
Christmas Time: A tremor for marriages

Despite its eternal charm, Christmas is stressful. This pressure can only be sustained for so long and can accentuate fracture points in a person’s marriage.

Recovery from sepsis and Post-Sepsis Syndrome
Recovery from sepsis and Post-Sepsis Syndrome

Someone in the world dies of sepsis every 3.5 seconds. The UK Sepsis Trust are working to raise awareness of sepsis, stop preventable deaths and support those affected.

I have been recognised for the work I do
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