Harrison Clark Rickerbys

Education Department

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What the team is known for Dynamic education group with particular experience in child protection, employment law and cross-border collaborations. Adept at handling data protection issues and real estate transactions, in addition to contentious matters such as disability discrimination and unfair dismissal claims. Frequently advises independent schools and multi-academy trusts, as well as leading school sector associations and representative bodies.

Strengths Clients say: "They demonstrate a deep understanding of the sector and are able to tailor their advice in an appropriate manner."

"They respond in a timely manner with solid advice and are always prepared to spend time in helping us to negotiate complex issues," an impressed client says.

Work highlights Acted for The Pointer School in drafting a statutory action plan for the Department for Education following an inspection by the Independent Schools Inspectorate which identified areas of non-compliance.

Notable practitioners

Kristine Scott focuses her practice on highly sensitive matters including regulatory compliance and data protection issues, as well as safeguarding and disability discrimination claims. Clients say that she is "completely on top of her game and respected across the education sector."