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Eversheds Sutherland

Education: Institutions (Higher & Further Education)

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What the team is known for

Possesses significant expertise in the education sector and frequently assists with international collaboration arrangements and campus redevelopment projects. Advises leading research universities, FE colleges and sector associations. Steeped in all facets of governance and regulatory compliance, as well as the full spectrum of contentious matters. Often advises university clients on pensions, employment, charity and intellectual property matters.

Strengths

Sources say: "They are well organised, client-focused and have the bandwidth to provide a holistic service that draws on a range of specialist advisers."

Clients report: "Their communication is impressive and they hit deadlines."

Work highlights

Advised the Universities and Colleges Employers Association on a variety of matters including industrial action, pensions, holiday pay and immigration.

Notable practitioners

Christopher Mordue specialises in providing employment advice for education sector associations and universities. He has vast experience handling sexual harassment complaints and advising on Equality Act issues.
"He understands the client's perspective and deals with matters expediently."

Diane Gilhooley possesses considerable experience in the education sector and acts for many leading higher education institutions. She is particularly well versed in governance and employment matters, including discrimination claims and industrial relations issues.
"Her knowledge and expertise in relation to the sector is second to none."

Glynne Stanfield focuses his practice on corporate and commercial matters in the education sector. He is particularly well known for advising further education colleges and universities on mergers, acquisitions and joint venture arrangements.
"He is very experienced and doesn't shy away from tricky questions."

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Education: Institutions (Higher & Further Education) Department

Eversheds Sutherland

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1 Wood Street

London

Greater London

UK

EC2V 7WS

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Education: Institutions (Higher & Further Education)


Christopher Mordue
Band 3
Diane Gilhooley
Band 1
Glynne Stanfield
Band 2