Gadens offers a well-established and broad range of expertise in legal and associated issues affecting schools, colleges and universities. Our team’s experience includes years of working with independent and Catholic schools, the technical and further education (TAFE) sector and the various government and regulatory departments relating to independent education.
Offering skills across multidisciplinary practice areas, we provide clients with the complete solution for all types of legal and other issues affecting schools, colleges, universities and other educational institutions.
Our many years of experience means we are able to successfully navigate the school and education sector, and actively address the challenges posed by increased regulation and privatisation. We regularly advise in relation to employment issues such as staff procurement, industrial relations and other contractual issues in addition to student relations, bullying and harassment, policies and procedures, family disputes, safety, building and planning advice, information technology, development and licensing of courses and modules, student privacy, tax, establishment of new schools, corporate structuring, commercialisation, crisis management and a range of contentious cases including case of a sensitive nature.