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Commercial Education

What is the commercial education sector?

Involved in a business that is working in the Education and Skills sector? If so, we think you will want to know more about Freeths and our sector leading legal team. In the fast moving world in which we live, when you need to instruct lawyers, you want to be confident that they understand your business and the issues that are important to you and will contribute to your success in the education and skills sector.

When instructing a lawyer from our commercial education team, you can expect to receive:

  • Expert advisors with an excellent track record in representing your sector;
  • No time consuming and expensive learning curve to be climbed by those who handle your instructions;
  • Commercially focussed advice delivered in terms that understand the working relationships you strive to have with the education and skills sector.


“The work undertaken by Freeths demonstrated a good understanding of our needs and we now have a far clearer set of terms and conditions to offer to our customers.”
Dr Rob Kemp | Head of Accredited Coach Training | Barefoot Coaching 

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Phone: 0345 128 6996



Our expertise across the commercial education sector:

Commercial Education Brief – Autumn 2023

In this edition we cover a number of topical subjects including; the Digital Markets, Competition and Consumers Bill. Alongside a guide to the different categories of schools, and an important update if your business involves LGPS participation arrangements.

Read our full analysis >

Commercial Education Brief – Summer 2023

In this edition of the commercial education brief, we cover a number of topical subjects including some thoughts with you on Oak National Academy’s u-turn on geo-blocking. Did they really need to do that?

Read our full analysis >


You always get a fast call back, recognition and understanding of the issues at hand, and speedy actions and resolutions as needed.

Very commercially strong team, with the ability to put options on the table in the language and scenario required by business owners.

Client service

‘Doing the right thing’ is at the heart of Freeths. Find out more about our excellent client service and the strong set of values that guide the way we work.

Our values


Talk to us

Freeths are a leading national law firm with 13 offices across the UK. If you have a query about our services or just want to find out more, why not give us a call?

Contact: 03301 001 014

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