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21 December 2022 | Comment | Article by Louise Price

Hugh James appointed to advise Bangor University

Hugh James has been appointed to advise Bangor University following a competitive tender exercise. The firm will act as sole advisor to the University on matters relating to commercial, IP, governance and legal compliance over the next three to four years.

As one of the leading providers of legal services to public sector organisations in Wales, we are experienced in advising universities, colleges, schools and local authority education providers. The services for Bangor University will be delivered by our Education team, which currently acts for several educational institutions.

Founded in 1884, Bangor University, with over 10,000 students, has a long tradition of academic excellence and a strong focus on delivering a world leading student experience. The University enjoys an impressive reputation in the sector, having been voted “Number one university in Wales” by Student Crowd 2022, “Top 5 UK University of the year” at the WhatUni? Student Choice Awards 2022 and ranked an impressive 15th in the world for sustainability by the UI GreenMetric, World University Rankings 2021.

Louise Price, Partner and Head of Education at Hugh James, said:

“We are proud to have been appointed to advise Bangor University. This appointment acknowledges our growing strength in the education sector and the wealth of experience that our Education team has to share.

“This appointment builds not only on our Education team’s presence in the sector, but also on Hugh James’ presence in North Wales, where the firm works with all six of the North Wales local authorities. We look forward to building a successful and trusted partnership with the University.”

If you would like to speak to a member of our Education team about any of the matters raised in this post, contact us today.

Author bio

Louise Price


A highly specialised lawyer, Louise is a Partner and Head of Employment and HR services. Her expertise includes corporate support work, TUPE, pensions and employee benefits advice. She regularly advises private, public and third sector clients regarding large scale TUPE transfers of staff including drafting indemnities and warranties, advising on potential employment and pension liabilities, information and consultation obligations, and providing best value guidance.

Disclaimer: The information on the Hugh James website is for general information only and reflects the position at the date of publication. It does not constitute legal advice and should not be treated as such. If you would like to ensure the commentary reflects current legislation, case law or best practice, please contact the blog author.


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