Education Solicitors

Stone King LLP
29 Jul 2017
03 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time



Stone King is developing its national presence, opening a Birmingham office. They have opportunities for talented individuals to join their successful and expanding national team to service existing clients and expand our growth in the Education and Charity sectors.

  • Candidates will have 2+ years’ PQE with experience of either education, property, employment, corporate/commercial, or charity and social enterprise law. We will consider candidates of all levels if there is demonstration of good quality experience in the Education and Charity Sectors.
  • The successful candidates will work for our clients in both the public and private sector but will have a particular focus on schools and academies.
  • Successful candidates will be commercially minded, self-motivated individuals who will enjoy dealing with a varied workload.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to the Birmingham office and West Midlands area.

The Education sector team works mainly for schools in both the state and independent sectors, offering a broad range of legal services to schools and providers. Our work covers all aspects of school life including:

  • Governance, school organisation and development, including property issues
  • Academy conversions, mergers supporting the growth of Multi-Academy Trusts
  • Leases, transfers and general property support to schools and Trusts
  • Employment issues for schools and academy trusts
  • Charity law and structures
  • Relationships with parents, and students including admissions, contractual issues, behaviour and bullying, discipline and exclusions, discrimination and other equality issues
  • Education provision, in particular special educational needs
  • Dispute resolution of all sorts, including tribunal hearings, panel hearings and court applications.

Please note, strictly no applications from agencies.