Independent Schools

As a full-service law firm, we are able to draw upon lawyers with particular expertise who are used to acting for independent schools and dealing with education issues.  Lupton Fawcett is unusual in having a dedicated Ecclesiastical and Charities team which differentiates us from many of our competitors and ensures that we can provide specialist legal support to independent schools as charitable organisations.

Our range of services includes:

  • Charity law and governance
  • Trustee training
  • Employment and HR
  • Property, estates and planning
  • Construction and capital projects.
  • Commercial contracts
  • Debt recovery
  • Tax and trading
  • The establishment of subsidiaries
  • Ecclesiastical law
  • Charitable trading and the establishment of trading subsidiaries.
  • Child protection and safeguarding.
  • Data protection
  • Health and safety
  • Regulatory, including food standards and environmental
  • Intellectual Property
  • Academies and Free Schools
  • Corporate services
  • School Mergers
  • Collaborative ventures
  • Governance issues
  • Immigration

Value for Money

We understand the importance to you in obtaining value for money and we have a range of pricing options including capped fees and fixed fee arrangements for certain kinds of work.

Why Choose Lupton Fawcett?

Having advised and supported many local families, individuals and businesses, we are proud to offer clients a dedicated service from specialist solicitors who are experts in their field:

We're Award Winning

We were awarded the Legal 500 HR/Employment Law team of the year in 2017

We're Connected

We're connected to the people, businesses and infrastructure throughout Yorkshire

We Put You First

You can be sure to expect superb client service from us. Our clients are our priority

We're accredited

Recognised by leading Legal Directories Chambers & Partners and the Legal 500

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