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VWV (Veale Wasbrough Vizards)

NARROW QUAY HOUSE, NARROW QUAY, BRISTOL, BS1 4QA, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0117 925 2020
Fax:
Fax 0117 925 2025
DX:
7831 BRISTOL
Email:
Web:
www.vwv.co.uk

John Deakin

Tel:
Work 0117 314 5335
Email:
Web:
www.vwv.co.uk
VWV (Veale Wasbrough Vizards)

Work Department

Litigation and Employment

Position

Partner

Career

How Can John Help You?

For 15 years John has assisted independent schools in the management of the relationships with parents, pupils and regulatory bodies.

Meeting Your Needs

Schools benefit from John's experience in advising on a wide range of issues relating to pastoral care, pupil discipline and behaviour, preparation for inspection, parent contract and related agreements and regulatory compliance.


London: Public sector

Education: schools

Within: Education: schools

VWV 'has a strong team and some excellent individual lawyers', who collectively have an impressive range of education-focused specialisms such as charities law, regulations, employment, real estate and commercial matters. The team's client list includes well-known independent schools, academies and colleges. It assisted with the establishment of the Reach South Academy Trust and is currently advising on its acquisition of two academies. It is also handling an exam malpractice matter and is acting for various schools in disputes raised by parents and pupils. Barney Northover, who is based in Bristol, and Yvonne Spencer jointly head the practice and Simon Bevan, who specialises in employment law, leads the firm's safer recruitment training programme. Other noted practitioners include Emma-Jane Dalley and Naseem Nabi. Tabitha Cave  and John Deakin  handle a range of regulatory compliances and Chloe Brunton has notable charities expertise in the education sector.

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