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  • The UK's leading law firm for school to academy conversions

  • School to Academy is a division of BHW Solicitors and has an unrivalled track record of providing the best legal and strategic advice to the education sector for school to academy conversions.
  • Chambers and Partners UK leading firm 2012

Terms and Conditions

The domain name schooltoacademy.com is owned and managed by BHW Commercial Solicitors.

Our registered office is 5 Grove Court, Grove Park, Enderby, Leicestershire LE19 1SA.

About Us

BHW Commercial Solicitors is regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (registration number 383490).

We are a partnership of limited companies:

  • Nick Bridle Limited (company number 07029464)
  • Julie White Limited (company number 07029440)
  • Ed Nurse Limited (company number 07029497)
  • Kate Chorley Limited (company number 07780691)
  • Beverley Merrell Limited (company number 07780518)

The directors of the Partner companies are Nick Bridle, Julie White, Ed Nurse, Kate Chorley and Beverley Merrell respectively but nothing on this website should be taken to indicate that they are Partners of BHW.

Our VAT registration number is 816 2566 27. For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998, the data controller is BHW Commercial Solicitors, 5 Grove Court, Grove Park, Enderby, Leicester LE19 1SA.

Terms of Website Use

Please read these terms of use. By using our site, you indicate that you accept these terms of use and agree to abide by them.

The content of our site is provided for general information purposes only and does not constitute legal or other professional advice.

Access to this site is permitted on a temporary basis.


We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

You may not use any part of the materials on our site for any purpose.

We update our site regularly, but the material on our site may be out of date. We are under no obligation to update such material.

The material displayed on this website is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy.

Links from our Site

Where this website contains links to other third party sites these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites and accept no responsibility for them.


Any personal information you provide to us is stored on our servers. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our website; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

We use information held about you to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between us, to notify you about changes to our service or to provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or that we feel may be of interest you (although we will only contact you by email/SMS about services similar to those already provided to you). If you do not want us to use your data in this way, please contact us at webadmin@bhwsolicitors.com.

This website contains links to other websites over which we do not have any control. Therefore, we are not responsible for the protection and privacy of any information that you provide when visiting these sites.

Viruses and Hacking

You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses or attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site.

By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and take appropriate legal action.

BHW Solicitors are not liable for any loss or damage caused by viruses that may infect your computer equipment, computer program or data due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.


We are not authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority. However, we are included on the register maintained by the Financial Conduct Authority so that we can carry on insurance mediation activity, which is broadly the advising on, selling and administration of insurance contracts. This part of our business, including arrangements for complaints or redress if something goes wrong, is regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. The register can be accessed via the Financial Conduct Authority website at www.fca.gov.uk/register.

English Law

These terms of site use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales.  The English Courts will have jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our site.

School to Academy

School to Academy
BHW Solicitors
5 Grove Court
Grove Park
Leicester LE19 1SA
Tel: +44 (0)116 289 7000
Fax: +44 (0)116 281 6229