Our Education Department can advise not only Educational Institutions such as schools, academies, and higher education establishments, but also local authorities, and nurseries on a wide range of services.
Our Education Department is based at our offices near the A12, on the outskirts of Colchester, giving easy access from both Essex, and London. We also have offices in throughout Essex including Chelmsford, Billericay, Clacton-on-Sea and Holland-on-Sea; as well as an office in London.
For over a decade, FJG have been one of the region’s fastest-growing firms of solicitors; with plans for further expansion. Today, Fisher Jones Greenwood LLP has more than 35 years’ experience, with over 160 lawyers, paralegals and support staff to deal with your problems.
Fisher Jones Greenwood is the only firm in East Anglia to offer the independent schools sector a holistic and niche service. Our regional presence enables us to understand the ethos as well as the values of each school, and its leaders; which enables us to provide tailored, bespoke advice to our clients. We offer schools advice on all aspects of education law, employment law, charities law, sale of schools and land, litigation claims as well as debt collection. Our team of family lawyers and mediators can also assist in the unhappy event of parental disagreements, or staff marital breakdown; which, without timely advice can adversely impact on the running of the school.
At Fisher Jones Greenwood the combined expertise of our commercial, employment and education law teams enables us to offer a truly holistic and competitive service to the Higher & Further Education sector. Fisher Jones Greenwood also enjoys close links with the University of Essex. Our lawyers can advise Higher & Further Education institutions on all aspects of law relating to:
At Fisher Jones Greenwood we offer a complete package of legal services to the early years care and education sector. Lawyers within our education and commercial teams have experience of working with owners of nurseries, kindergartens as well as child-minders. And you can take comfort in the fact that we really do understand your business. We see ourselves as your partners. From the time you set up or purchase your business, we can help you along the way. We can advise on all aspects of:
“X was being bullied at School. The School was fully aware that X suffers with extreme anxiety but yet failed to provide any adequate support to help X who would cry and scream everyday when I had to leave X at the gate and could not enter the School to take X inside. This had a huge negative impact on our whole family’s lives. We didn’t know where to turn for help or how we could help X. It was traumatising to see how X was suffering and we felt helpless.”Download full case study