We are still available and booking appointments over telephone and video conference
Our team specialises in non-contentious matters and has experience of working with schools, academies, colleges and other organisations across a range of commercial, corporate and constitutional matters.
Our experience involves drafting, advising on and negotiating contracts; identifying, protecting
and exploiting intellectual property; and advising on charity law and governance.
Recent Experience Includes:
The team at Forbes provide a range of advice on governance issues, as well as providing a clerking service for governor meetings at a competitive price. As standard, we look to attend governor meetings for our clients as added value, ensuring a high level of support to our clients throughout all aspects of school life. We provide comprehensive governor support, including training on good governance as well as across a range of legal topics, ensuring the skill set or your governors remains at a high level. We have extensive experience of drafting and reviewing constitutions, advising on governor policies, scheme of delegations, standing orders and terms of reference.
Data Protection & IP
DPO Support Package
Forbes' Commercial and Employment teams working together, offer a practical and competitive package to provide specialist support to your Data Protection Officer and your organisation.
For one fixed price which can be paid monthly; quarterly or annually; you will receive dedicated support and training giving you assurance that you and your DPO are meeting your compliance requirements and support is on hand whenever it is needed. We will support your DPO with handling subject access requests, managing data breaches and any other data protection related queries to ensure your DPO can effectively balance the duties they are required to perform under the GDPR.
Forbes will help your DPO to ensure you are GDPR compliant and our packages can be flexible to meet your individual needs. This includes:
Additional days on site; additional telephone support; staff training days and GDPR readiness packages can be provided as optional extras subject to quotation.
We also offer a fully outsourced DPO service where we would act as your external DPO subject to quotation based upon your individual needs.
For further information please contact
Daniel Milnes - Partner, Head of Governance, Procurement & Information;
Gemma Duxbury - Senior Associate, Head of Governance, Procurement & Information or
Bethany Paliga - Solicitor, Governance, Procurement & Information
Partner & Head of Employment & Education
Employment & HR
01772 220396 / 07976 278888
Partner and Head of Public Sector Employment
Employment & HR