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27/06/2018by Russell Dolton

Legal advice line summer offer for schools

Sign up to the ELS legal advice line before the end of August and receive 10 hours of free legal advice.

 

In our experience, busy educational professionals often need legal support or guidance to cope with the demanding challenges that the school environment brings.

 

The ELS legal advice line supports school leaders by providing unlimited access to instant up-to-date legal support at the end of a telephone for up to 30 minutes.

 

New schools subscribing to the service before the end of August will receive 10  hours of free legal support to be used on any matter that goes beyond the advice line service such as legal support for a disciplinary hearing, safeguarding issue or contract drafting.  This is in addition to the competitive rate that we are offering for the advice line subscription.

 

Over 100 legal professionals. One award-winning team.

 

The advice line allows subscribing schools to speak with legally trained experts for up to 30 minutes per query across an extensive range of legal specialisms including:

  • Property
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Corporate
  • Procurement
  • Employment
  • Civil Litigation
  • Personal Injury and Insurance Claims
  • Education including pupil discipline and exclusion
  • Children’s Law & Safeguarding
  • Data Protection and GDPR
  • Freedom of Information
  • Health and Safety
  • Planning matters
  • Governing Bodies

It’s there when you need it! Or just when you want to check something.  

 

The legal advice line is available between the hours of 9.00 am and 5.15 pm Monday

to Friday (excluding Bank Holidays) on a designated telephone number or email.

 

If a matter requires more than just telephone or email advice we can provide on-going legal support at a highly competitive rate.

 

How much does the legal advice line cost?

 

A 12 month subscription is charged as a one-off fixed fee.

  • Primary Schools from £277
  • Secondary Schools from £653

Download the Legal Advice Line flyer

 

Fill in the Legal Advice Line Application form

 

Please contact els.enquiries@essex.gov.uk for more information

 

Rules to the offer

 

The 10 hours of free legal advice can be used on any matter in 2018 but cannot be split between matters. You need to inform ELS that you would like to use your voucher at the beginning of the matter. If you require more than 10 hours of legal support, charges will apply which will be outlined in our client engagement letter.

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Contact Us

To find out how we can help you and your organisation, please get in touch by phone or email, or visit us at our Chelmsford office.

 

ELS is the inhouse service of Essex County Council.  Essex Legal Services Limited is the trading vehicle of ELS

For general legal requests and advice on new matters our Duty Advice Service (available to subscribers only) operates between 9.00am and 5.15pm. contact us on : 0333 013 9993.  Or if you want to subscribe please call: 0333 013 2305.

 

ELS, Seax House, Victoria Road South, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1QH
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