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Work 0117 925 2020
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Naseem Nabi

Work 0117 314 5630
VWV (Veale Wasbrough Vizards)

Work Department

Litigation and Employment




How Can Naseem Help You?

With over 10 years experience of the education sector, Naseem is well placed to advise you on all aspects of employment law. Naseem predominately advises independent schools and academies. She has particular expertise in acquisitions & mergers and associated TUPE issues, restructuring and redundancy. Naseem is well versed in tackling sensitive staffing and incident management issues in a pragmatic and commercial way.

Naseem also advises the firm's academy conversion clients, supporting them through the conversion process during consultation with staff and trade unions and post conversion advisory work. She also provides specialist advice to education sector investors.

Meeting Your Needs

Having spent most of her career advising education sector clients, Naseem has a real understanding and passion for the sector. Her track record in building strong relationships with clients means she is a trusted adviser to many of our clients, confidently dealing with challenging situations and supporting them to, often, take difficult decisions in the best interests of the school.

What Others Say

'We have been most impressed- and greatly comforted-by the responsive and first class advice we have received from Naseem on 'thorny' as well as routine matters and would be only too pleased to work with her again' - Chairman of Governors

'Naseem visited our school and quickly demonstrated that she understood our priorities and business objectives. Subsequent advice given has always been clear, in context and, importantly for me, has shown her intuitive ability to empathise with our culture and my leadership style'. - Headmistress

'After several years as a Head when I have had to deal with some very challenging situations it has been wonderful to know that throughout this time Naseem is only ever a phone call away.  Her professional support and guidance have been exactly what I have needed to guide me through the complexities of employment law.  With clearly explained and well thought through options to choose from I have always been able to move forward in confidence following the advice I have been given'.


Naseem is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association (ELA) and was formerly a school governor.

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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