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Comprehensive Advice and Legal Support for the Education Sector

We support the full range of educational establishments from local authority maintained primary schools through to multi-academy trusts and independent schools. This support is delivered by a dedicated team of experienced and passionate solicitors who are immersed in the education sector.

Our fixed-cost employment law and HR service can save you money, time and hassle whilst reducing risks.

Flint Bishop is made up of some of the most talented solicitors and legal experts in the Midlands and what really sets us apart from other law firms is the way that our team will work with you.

We understand that school leaders want a firm that embraces a forward-thinking approach to client engagement through the advice it gives and the service it provides.

Our business model

The main success of our model is due to our highly collaborative team, who are specialists within the education sector. We give incredibly high-quality advice and provide outstanding client service and value for money.

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Simple and straightforward: We provide honest, straightforward and accountable advice. The service we provide and the language we use will be easy to understand.

Being part of your team: Your solicitor will be seen as an extension of your current leadership team. You will benefit from a team that combines its talents and expertise to work together where required to ensure that you receive the best advice.

Strong client relationships: Your solicitor will get to know your school and how the leadership team and governors want to work. This ensures we can give the best advice and a proactive service designed to exceed your expectations.

Delivering a great experience: Our team have a positive approach to the problems that you face and will always try to ensure that a number of solutions are provided to the matter you have raised.

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Don’t Just Take Our Word For It…

Cecilia EmerySaint Robert Lawrence Academy Trust
Their employment law solicitors are experts in their field, accessible at all times, knowledgeable and they provide practical, no-nonsense advice.


Stephen TaylorWoodlands School
In my view, their expertise in the Education Sector is second to none and I would thoroughly recommend their services.


Helen BuckleyThe Kingsmead School
In a matter of weeks, Flint Bishop had resolved quite a difficult outstanding case. It really helped to have one main point of contact.


Norma StubbsLoughborough Endowed Schools
Flint Bishop's advice has always been spot-on, even when I have thrown quite obscure questions at them they have always come back to me with ...


Gail DayShelton Junior School
The service we have received from Flint Bishop has been excellent and tailored to the schools' specific needs.


Jason SibleyNTAS
Excellent, consistent advice from a team that really listens and understands our organisation.


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Derby Head Office:
St. Michael’s Court
St. Michael’s Lane
Tel: 01332 340 211
Fax: 01332 207 601
DX: 729320 Derby 24

54, St. John Street
Tel: 01335 342 208
Fax: 01335 342 010
DX: 26834 Ashbourne

Opening Times:
Our offices are open Monday to
Friday between 8:00am & 6:00pm

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