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Helen Hirst heads up the specialist team

We are delighted to announce that Helen Hirst is now heading up Schofield Sweeney’s specialist Education and Charities team.

Whether you require advice on an academy conversion, property projects, employment law or commercial  contracts, we have the expertise in-house to provide you with the peace of mind that your legal requirements are being looked after.

This year the team advised on its 200th Academy Conversion, making it one of the most active advisers to the education sector in the country. 

The team provides a range of services to educational establishments across the UK, including:

  • Academy Conversions, including converting academies having experience of single, multi and umbrella conversions for community, foundation and faith schools
  • Academy to Academy transfers 
  • Governance and Company Secretarial support 
  • Charity Law
  • Employment law and HR support
  • Information law, social media and data protection
  • Admission, Exclusions and SEN
  • Procurement, contracts and construction projects

In addition to the above services, we offer training and events throughout the year.

Working closely with Headteachers, Business Managers and Governors, we have a detailed knowledge of the challenges you face. If you would like to get in touch we would love to hear from you.

Helen Hirst 
Telephone: 01274 377285