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The City Learning Trust provides its academies with support from professional legal experts.

Our experts advise on:

  • Academy conversion
  • Employment law
  • Intellectual property
  • Planning law
  • Property and asset transfer
  • School mergers
  • Federations
  • Partnerships/collaborations
  • Compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Governance and governor training
  • Fundraising and legacy management
  • Public benefit auditing
  • Charity creation and registration
  • Review and restructuring
  • Employment law
  • Preparation/review of employment contracts
  • Employment policies and procedures
  • Recruitment
  • Processes and systems within the workplace
  • Redundancy
  • TUPE
  • Transfer of Undertakings, Payroll, Maternity Benefits, Employee Benefits
  • Dismissals / Disciplinary Processes, including severance packages
  • Equal pay