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Experience in the education sector

Eversheds Sutherland's education team of hand-picked lawyers is backed by the resources and experience of over 4,000 staff and the latest technology. Every member of our team has an in-depth understanding of the education sector. We have people who can deal with any issues and in every area you will be talking to a specialist who works as part of your dedicated team.


Our education team and our human resources team are both rated as category 1 in Chambers, Legal 500 and other publications. We lead the field in providing effective HR legal, training and consultancy services.

View our dedicated employment page here for more information.


Our immigration team advises institutions in all areas of immigration in relation to student and staff issues to ensure compliance with the immigration legislation and rules and UKBA guidance.

View our dedicated immigration page here for more information.

Corporate and commercial

Our corporate team has extensive experience in advising institutions in respect of all aspects of company and corporate matters.

View our dedicated corporate and commercial page here for more information.


Our student team has extensive experience of the whole range of student related issues faced by educational institutions in addition to the strategic and governance challenges which can arise.

View our dedicated students page here for more information.

Governance and management

Eversheds Sutherland is the leading adviser on governance, management and constitutional matters to the education sector in the UK.

View our dedicated governance and management page here for more information.


We operate a dedicated education estates team, supporting our clients in all aspects of their estate, from day-to-day operations and asset management through to major developments and funding.

View our dedicated property page here for more information.

View our dedicated planning experience.

Litigation and dispute management

We have a strong litigation practice for education clients, and understand the particular concerns which arise in institutions, both as regards reputational issues and commercial concerns.

View our dedicated litigation and dispute management page here for more information.

Intellectual property

We operate in all areas of intellectual property. Our team has worked with institutions to expand this to cover all copyright, designs, trade marks, database rights, know how and other IP rights.

View our dedicated intellectual property page here for more information.


Our education sector pensions team cover the full range of UK pensions issues for institutions.

View our dedicated pensions page here for more information.


Our charity team advises on all the charity law issues that education institutions may encounter.

View our dedicated charity pages here for more information.