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Education Law Solicitors

Who do we work with?

Lanyon Bowdler’s education team works with nurseries, schools, academies and colleges to provide advice on:

  • Academy conversion
  • Advocacy
  • Corporate matters
  • Commercial contracts
  • Dispute resolution
  • Employment & HR (click here for details of our LB Advise-Ed service)
  • Finance
  • Governance
  • Planning
  • Property 
  • Post conversion assistance

How can we help?

Expertise and accessibility

Our team of education solicitors have direct experience of the application of their legal specialism for education clients. Many members of the team are governors at academies and schools. This gives us a first-hand insight into the challenges our education clients face in what is an ever changing world.

With offices in Shrewsbury, Telford, Oswestry, Ludlow, Hereford and Bromyard, Lanyon Bowdler is uniquely placed to act for nurseries, schools, academies and colleges in and around Shropshire and Herefordshire. In addition to the high standards of service and transparent and innovative pricing associated with Lanyon Bowdler, our education clients choose to use us because of our combination of local knowledge, understanding and connections, accessibility and depth of knowledge and experience in the education sector.

Peace of mind

In association with AXA, we offer LB Protect-Ed: a management liability policy specifically for the education sector. Click here for details.


As schools consider whether to convert to academy, either independently as a single school, with a sponsor school or as part of a Multi Academy Trust (MAT) or other academy group, we are on hand to guide them through their options and help to ensure they make informed choices based on what is best for their school and their students. For more information click here.

Legal 500


Lanyon Bowdler are ranked at tier three in the West Midlands by the 2016 edition of The Legal 500, the directory states: "Lanyon Bowdler’s team has particular expertise in relation to academy conversion, HR matters and governance. David Brammer joined from Shakespeare Martineau LLP."

What to do next?

If you would like a no-obligation chat about your legal needs, please contact a member of the team directly by phone on 0800 652 3371 or complete our online enquiry form.