Legal Suppliers - COVID related webinars


A number of suppliers on the Legal Services Framework are providing a range of webinars to support the HE sector throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic.


Womble Bond Dickinson

COVID-19: Crisis management for employers

COVID-19: health and safety

COVID-19: Proactively managing business risk

COVID-19: employment issues

COVID-19: Preparing your personal contingency plan

COVID-19: Dealing with existing contracts

COVID-19: Entering into new contracts as a customer

Navigating the short-term legal challenges of COVID-19

VWV have a Coronavirus resource library on their website with a specialist legal advice for universities. Please see the below sections and links for specific topics within this section of their website.

A practical guide to handling redundancies and restructurings

Immigration Issues for Universities

How should HEIs manage staff who are reluctant to retirn to work after Coronavirus restrictions are eased?

Subject access and examinations – what are the obligations of HEIs?

Freedom of Information requests during the Coronavirus pandemic

Using university property to combat coronavirus

Tier 4 immigration update for universities

Homeworking – what are the key considerations for HEIs?

5 ways to protect your organisation against cyber attacks

How can the job retention scheme help HEIs?

An update for universities on immigration Issues

Guidance on working from home – how to stay compliant

Coronavirus and student matters – advice for HEIs

Coronavirus and the workplace – advice for HEIs

Coronavirus and commercial leases – what HEIs need to consider

Coronavirus - implications for HEIs foreign national staff and students

Sector stability and integrity during the coronavirus pandemic 

Government guidance on annual leave during the coronavirus pandemic 

How do I conduct a coronavirus risk assessment 



Redefining what is 'reasonable' and 'fair' in student complaints


Eversheds Sutherland 

Eversheds Sutherland are holding a webinar on 4th September covering managing student settlement packages in response to Covid 19.  To book your place please email: [email protected]

A new immigration system – what it will mean for your recruitment of non-British/Irish students and an update on the implications of covid-19 - webinar - Eversheds Sutherlands. The webinar will run on the two dates below:

Compliance with Tier 2 sponsor obligations

Compliance with Tier 4 sponsor obligations and update  

Handling complex, reputationally sensitive and high value disputes in the world of Covid-19 

Nuts and bolts of possession – residential  

Hill Dickinson

On Wednesday 9th September Hill Dickinson are running a webinar that may be of interest for in-house lawyers. Running from 11am - 12noon, the session will be focusing on Frustration, Termination, and Force Majeure. Members that are interested in this free event can register directly through the following link:


Mills & Reeve

On Wednesday 16th September Mills & Reeve are hosting a webinar on Employment for the Education sector which will cover the winding down of the Government Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and look at dealing with collective and individual redundancies.  You can book your place on this free event online at: