Independent Schools

Independent thinking

As the wider education weather changes, independent schools have their own unique legal challenges to overcome. From helping you understand your obligations to unpacking a parent’s rights, we have the knowledge and expertise to add value to your school’s management and community.

Seeing the world through your eyes

With many of our team members acting or former governors, we understand the complex demands placed on your decision makers. So we’re well placed to provide the practical solutions to the problems you face. From help with financial planning to AGBIS training for governors, our Education team can provide tailored advice to meet your every need.

What can we help with?

•    Brand protection
•    Data Protection and Freedom of Information requests
•    Property matters
•    Managing prize funds
•    Legacies, foundations and fundraising options
•    Debt management
•    Charity law 
•    Dispute resolution 
•    Safeguarding
•    Company secretarial services
•    Employment and HR 
•    Mergers and restructuring
•    Trading companies
•    Collaboration with maintained schools 

“They listen carefully to the needs you have as a client.”

Legal 500, 2021

“Wilsons have renowned expertise within the education sector.”

Legal 500, 2021

“The team is very committed and makes sure to address each client’s issues personally while it also maintains a high quality of efficient legal services.”

Legal 500, 2020