Commercial Property for Education

The Forbes Property team has extensive experience of working with educational institutions of all types, including Further and Higher Education bodies, Local Authorities, all types of schools and nurseries, including large property-holding Multi Academy Trusts and multi- sited educational religious bodies

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Dealing with the full range of acquisitions, disposals, funding and development of land, the team works closely with clients to understand their estate strategies, from every day management issues to strategic planning, regeneration and rationalisation of estates.

Some examples of transactions undertaken by team members:

Some examples of transactions undertaken by team members:

  • Property aspects of academy conversions including trust to trust transfers, BSF and PFI transfers and free schools;

  • Estate reviews, preparation of tenancy agreements for third party uses including community use;

  • Student accommodation letting documents;

  • Development funding schemes including bank lending documentation, options, development agreements and full suites of construction documents;

  • Acquisition and disposal of land for educational use;

  • Security documents for debts and unpaid school fees. For further information please contact the Head of our Education Group - Jonathan Holden

Our dedicated Education Team


Partner and National Head of Employment & Education, Employment & HR

Jonathan Holden


Partner, Head of Department, Commercial Property

Richard Clithero


Partner, Commercial Property

Matthew Jones

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Partner, Commercial Property

Helen Marsh

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