Partner & Head of Education
Smita leads the team that works to shape the universities and colleges of the future by providing strategic advice and sector specific insight across all their legal needs.
Smita is a recognised leader in her field, specialising in constitutional, governance and regulatory advice which helps educational institutions thrive in a rapidly changing landscape. She has helped institutions to innovate and develop, to widen their reach, build institutional resilience, and deliver the best outcomes for students and other stakeholders.
Smita has also been recognised in this year’s Legal 500 2020 as a leading individual in Education.
It’s a joy to work in a firm committed to making a positive difference to a sector that is vital to the nation and with so many different universities and colleges.
- OFS Consultation on temporary “admissions” condition of registration: some initial thoughts
- Coronavirus Act 2020: initial thoughts on implications for universities, colleges and independent providers
- The OfS consultation on harassment and sexual misconduct in higher education
Smita's SHMA® ON DEMAND content
- COVID-19 | Coronavirus and the student experience
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