Qualified solicitors regulated by the Law Society with a wide range of legal skills and experience in public and private sectors.
The Legal Services has a long history of providing support to Schools, and is committed to developing an increasingly efficient and effective legal support to its clients. The Service comprises, among others, 8 qualified lawyers (regulated by the Law Society) with a wide range of legal skills and experience in public and private sectors.
The service currently provides legal advice and governance support across the whole range of council functions and responsibilities.
From an education perspective, the Service has long standing experience of advising the LEA and schools on a wide range of legal issues. I is in a unique position to provide advice and support to Academies based on its experience and knowledge gained over the years due to its involvement with Maintained Schools