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MOWBRAY HOUSE, CASTLE MEADOW ROAD, NOTTINGHAM, NG2 1BJ, ENGLAND
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Work 0115 976 6000
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Fax 0115 947 5246
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718130 NOTTINGHAM-27
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Browne Jacobson LLP, Adrian Shardlow, Nottingham, ENGLAND

Adrian Shardlow

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Work 0115 976 6091
Email:
Browne Jacobson LLP

Work Department

Education.

Position

Adrian has been heavily involved in the academy conversions programme across the country and leads the academy conversions team from the Nottingham office. Adrian has supported all categories of school through the conversion process, including multi-academy trusts and is also guiding pupil referral units on their conversion to academy status. In addition, he has also advised schools, colleges and local authorities on a wide range of education law and academy issues including group structures and sponsorship. 

Adrian has presented at large numbers of sector events in the past 12 months and has shared platforms with ASCL, the NGA, the EFA, Regional Schools Commissioners, the National Schools Commissioner and various sector commercial suppliers including PS Financials and many forms of accountants. 

He has also regularly presented a slot on academies and multi-academy trusts for Mercia training aimed at training accountants on the sector developments. 

Adrian presented on subjects including academy conversion, group structures, school companies, multi academy trusts, umbrella trusts and duties under the Academies’ Financial Handbook.  He has delivered training to groups of schools, Catholic Dioceses, accountants and insurers on a variety of issues affecting schools and academies. 

Adrian has supported many groups of schools in developing their strategy for group working and thereafter creating Multi-Academy Trusts and providing further advice and support when they expand or take on further schools. 

He has also been involved in assisting Sixth Form Colleges to respond to the DfE drive to promote the conversion of Sixth Form Colleges into academies. Adrian has presented at the Sixth Form Colleges Association on opportunities to become academies and is working with Sixth Form Colleges to create academy trusts.

 

Career

Trained Browne Jacobson; qualified 1992; partner Browne Jacobson LLP 2000.

Member

  • Forum of Insurance Lawyers (FOIL)
  • Nottinghamshire Law Society
  • Nottingham Medico - Legal Society

Education

University of Kent (BA (Hons) Law and Economics).

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