Education Solicitors

Recruiter
Stone King LLP
Location
Birmingham
Posted
29 Jul 2017
Closes
20 Sep 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Full Time

EDUCATION SECTOR SOLICITORS

BIRMINGHAM

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.