0800 652 3371

 

Dispute Resolution Solicitors for Schools

At Lanyon Bowdler, we recognise that schools and colleges have limited budgets and have to utilise their resources carefully.

When commercial disputes arise we work closely with you from the outset, to assess the likely outcome of your case, the likely timescale to resolution, and the cost, so you can decide whether the potential benefit justifies the time and money involved. We take time to find out what is important to you and what you want to achieve. We then use our experience to devise a strategy to help you achieve it, giving you peace of mind that your best interests are being looked after. We do not see ‘winning at trial’ as our goal – our aim is always to get the right result as quickly and cost effectively as possible. Our expertise in evaluating legal problems and our negotiation skills usually mean that your case will be resolved well before a trial, and often without starting court proceedings at all.

All members of our team have mediation training. We make good use of mediation and other dispute resolution techniques, such as adjudication and arbitration, as well as simply talking to your opponent and negotiating. But if the case does need to go to trial, we fight hard to win and have a good track record in the County Court, the High Court and the Court of Appeal. If that's the case, you know you're in safe hands with Lanyon Bowdler.

We have experience in dealing with complaints by parents, particularly with regard to safeguarding, bullying and data protection issues.

In the private sector, we have experience of dealing with the collection of overdue fees for nurseries and schools, and do so sensitively, recognising the need to balance the economic issues with the welfare of the child and the relationship between the educational institution and the parents.

We ensure that the costs for our services are transparent and, where possible, we offer pricing choices to meet your individual requirements. We can provide services on a fixed fee basis or on a monthly retainer, tailored to your needs and your budget.

Contact us or complete our online enquiry form for education legal advice.

Testimonials

Ease of contact, understanding of business context. An excellent and pragmatic approach to a relatively complex business transfer.

- Mr D Coull, Shrewsbury

Very polite members of staff, took the time to explain everything to us.

- Mr R Wilford & Mrs J Wilford, Bromyard

As as Welsh speaker, I attach great importance to being able to communicate in Welsh with my solicitor - as I can with him.

- Mr H Jones & R Jones, Llanrhystud

Detailed and up to date knowledge of our case throughout the whole process.

- Mr P Hill & Dr L Hill, Lincoln

Straight forward and relevant advice relating to Wills

- Mr & Mrs Walton, Shrewsbury

Quotes

You do what you say you are going to do within an estimated timescale

- Mrs Lewis, Bromyard

I found them straightforward and polite, and a nice receptionist, that helped put me at ease.

- Mr R Francis, Ludlow

She was supportive and very helpful - will be recommending to others who need a similar service.

- Mrs E Sumner, Telford

Efficient and hassle free, thanks so much.

- Mrs J Moller, Oswestry

They were very experienced and very professional, offering a top class service

- Mr V Jones, Pontesbury

Latest Case Study

Multi-Academy Trust

Solicitors at Lanyon Bowdler were pleased to be able to support the formation...

Read More

Latest News

10 Dec 2018

Drug Driving

Two stories have caught the eye in the national press over the last few days involving drug driving. The fi...

Read More
10 Dec 2018

Hope House & Ty Gobaith

Following on from my recent blog regarding my visit to ...

Read More
28 Nov 2018

Be Safe This Christmas

Christmas is fast approaching which means lots of merriment, celebration and partying in the run up to the big day. I...

Read More