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ELS providing effective legal solutions to the education sector
highly committed education team, with
over 70 years' experience, comprises 65 lawyers who are uniquely placed to work with primary schools, secondary schools and further and higher education.
In addition to the scale of our team, we are experts in all aspects of education law and can support you whatever the challenge may be.
We started life as the in-house legal function of one of the UK's largest local authorities and many of our clients are in the public sector.
We can draw on our heritage and current experience to help you achieve your aims and to provide you with solutions.
Working with the public sector means we understand the importance of value for money. As well as being highly competitive,
we adopt a 'no surprises later' approach to fees.
Our team is made up of skilled, knowledgeable and experienced individuals adept at working across the education sector from primary and secondary schools to further and higher education providers. Our expertise is widely recognised and acknowledged by those we work with.
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