Jamie’s key focus is acting for schools and academies in the North and is based in our Leeds Office.  Jamie has vast experience acting for providers across the education sector, and is recognised as a “Rising Star” in the Legal 500.

Jamie advises schools, academies, nurseries, further education and sixth form colleges and local authorities on sophisticated corporate governance issues, including the establishment of trading companies, collaborative groupings and federations on  collaboration agreements. He has also managed over 800 conversions projects and his experience includes providing cutting edge strategic advice to a number of high profile multi academy trusts on academy to academy transfers.

Jamie is a trustee of a secondary school and also sits on the audit committee of a large, high profile multi academy trust.

What our clients say

Jamie Otter [is] knowledgeable, responsive and excellent in [his] communication and handling of matters.

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What our clients say

Jamie Otter provides outstanding advice in terms of academy conversions and governance arrangements.

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