- Job title: Member of the Governing Body since September 2015
- Department(s): Governance
- Specialism(s): Governors
Kevin has recently become a consultant DWF LLP, having previously been a partner within the firm specialising in education, mutual and employment. Kevin led the cross-disiplinary team at the forefront of developing new structures in response to the Coalition Government’s commitment to employees and communities taking over delivery of public services, having working on new enterprises in education, health, sport, housing, care, utilities and leisure sectors.
Kevin specialises in high profile or sensitive employment disputes and offers advice on human resource strategy, including collective bargaining issues. He is a qualified mediator and a regular speaker at conferences and seminars on human resource and equal opportunity issues. Clients include large retail co-operatives, well known senior executives and schools (to whom he also provides advice on education issues). He is currently working in partnership with the Co-operative Group and the Co-operative College and developed a constitution for the creation of new co-operative school trusts which has the personal support of the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families. He has established more than 200 co-operative schools using the model developed.
Kevin Jaquiss is recognised in the latest edition of Chambers for being an ‘exceptionally bright’ practitioner, and for his ‘robust’ representation of clients operating in the education sector in particular.