What makes us different

We have built a name for excellence with both our private and commercial clients. Our industry focus, including our leading reputation in the charity and education sectors, enables us to provide tailored advice specific to your needs.

Because technical ability alone is not enough, we will seek to build exceptional working relationships with you. By doing so, we will develop a deep understanding of your issues to create better commercial outcomes.


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Over the Christmas and New Year period our offices will close from 17:30 on Friday 22 December...

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Over 3 million people in the UK live with their partner and are unmarried. It is the fastest...

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To support the 2017 Trustees’ Week a handful of Stone King’s people who are charity trustees in...


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Lawyers at Stone King LLP are stressing the importance of including legal safeguards when making a Lasting Powers of Attorney, following reports...

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Nicole Reed examines Brazil’s growing charity sector in Charity Finance magazine following her recent trip. Please click the link below to read...

Andrew Banks, Partner, Court and Regulatory Team

Please see the link below to media coverage featuring Andrew Banks:



Stone King Education Bulletin - December 2017
Stone King Charity Essentials - November 2017
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  • What our clients say - Business law

    'Stone King have been our solicitors of choice for many aspects of our business - setting up our partnerships, dealing with property leases as well as helping with difficult clients. 
    They have always been efficient and utterly reliable and I would have no hesitation in recommending them to the business sector.'

  • What our clients say - Business law

    "Humanity Direct recommends Brian for his advice on trade marks and his help in securing our trade mark application.”

  • What our clients say - Business law

    “Gavin Llewellyn has delivered another consistently outstanding experience for us. Having worked closely with Mr Llewellyn recently, he and the Stone King team have demonstrated first rate client care, deep knowledge in their field and coupled with a drive for results it has been a pleasure working with Mr Llewellyn and Stone King.”

    Crowducator Limited

  • What our clients say - Business law

    “Thank you all for your help, we definitely made a good choice working with you guys.”  

    Cameron Martin, Lakeland Cosmetics

  • What our clients say - Business law

    "Thank you once again for your own initial work on this project but my greatest thanks go to Caroline for driving the deal home – simply brilliant."

    Mike Stone - BWS Standfast Fire & Security Systems

  • What our clients say - Business law

    "I was really pleased with the job you did for us Peter and have passed that on to colleagues."

    MD of group company of national bus group

  • What our clients say - Private clients

    "We just wanted to email to say thank you so much for the level of service you provided us on our purchase and remortgage. We have been so impressed by the high level of client care and constant updates, particularly given how many years our purchase has spanned".

  • What our clients say - Private clients

    "Very grateful thanks to you for all your invaluable help over the last couple of years. 

    Your kind and patient help has been exemplary”.

  • What our clients say - Private clients

    "Thank you for your invaluable help and guidance through the last 1 1/2 years. Your professionalism and kindness during such a difficult time made all the difference to us. You were Rod the Rock!"

  • What our clients say - Private clients

    “Thank you for all your hard work over the last couple of years.  You have made the process as easy as you possibly could and your support and advice has been invaluable”

  • What our clients say - Charity & SE

    “Thank you for all your support and the manner in which you supported us during your appointment.  We are grateful that you agreed to be our Interim Manager and for the assistance you provided in addressing our shortcomings.

    We hope in the years to come you look forward fondly to what we hope to achieve.”

    Al Fatiha Global

  • What our clients say - Charity & SE

    ‘I am impressed with your work on this Estate as the discount secured is significant.’

    (On successfully reducing the administering solicitor’s fees by 42%)

    Petra Gomersall, Legacies Consultant, Combat Stress

  • What our clients say - Education

    "I did check which legal firm they used and smiled when I found it was Stone King"

    Ark Schools

  • What our clients say - Education

    "Stone King deliver every time.  Never yet have you let LAT down.  Thank you so much for all of splendid efforts".

    Leigh Academies Trust

  • What our clients say - Education

    "Stone King provided us with excellent support throughout the whole process"

    CWA Academy Trust

  • What makes us different

    "Great service from everyone we deal with in the team"

    The Princethorpe Foundation

  • What our clients say - Education

    "I have always found the staff to be helpful and approchable" 

    Sherborne School

  • What our clients say - Chambers & Legal 500

    "They've really tried to understand our business and to find the most acceptable, cost-effective route that allows us to achieve our objectives"

    Client Feedback in Chambers 2015

  • What our clients say - Chambers & Legal 500

    "Stone King LLP’s charity prowess is complemented by expertise in private client work, particularly in advising older clients, for whom the firm provide a full ‘concierge’ service. Stone King LLP ‘should rightly be in the top band of education practices’. The corporate and commercial practice advises a number of charity and education clients, reflecting the firm’s strong focus on those sectors."

    Legal 500, 2016

  • What our clients say - Business law

    "Qdos Homes has worked with Sarah Lane and her Commercial Property Team for the last sixteen years on a wide range of transactions with varying complexities. A great partnership has been formed over the years and has aided our business to strengthen from the advice received and transactions concluded.

    The team has always been thoroughly professional, whilst friendly in their approach to our legal matters, providing excellent expertise, knowledge and commercial acumen. 

    The advice given is always robust, accurate and dealt with promptly when required."

    Qdos Homes Ltd

  • What our clients say - Education

    "Schools with a Church foundation, possibly also involving trustees and potentially complex land arrangements are in my experience a particularly specialist area. Graham Shaw and Lee Coley have I believe a national reputation for expertise in this field."

    Yorkshire Causeway Schools Trust

  • What our clients say - Education

    "Graham Shaw and his team have been invaluable to us. He is always available at the end of the phone, is quick to respond to requests for information and we greatly appreciate the manner in which he conducts the relationship between the firm of lawyers and client."

    Yorkshire Causeway Schools Trust

  • What our clients say - Business law

    "Working with Stone King is a real pleasure. What I want most from legal advisers is clarity, pace and results. I have had nothing short of this in my time working with Sarah Lane and her team. There is a great sense of Stone King being part of the virtual team at Wadworth which is really important. I am hugely grateful for the ongoing professional guidance and strength of delivery by the Stone King team."

    Wadworth & Co Ltd

  • What our clients say - Education

    “Your support in the last few weeks and relentlessness to ensure Greenwich finally signed was very much appreciated by Paul and myself.”

    Windrush Primary School – Endeavour Partnership Trust

  • What our clients say - Education

    "As our MAT conversion process finally nears completion, I would like to express our thanks to Stone King for all your expertise and help in guiding us through this demanding process."

    Peter Barnes, CEO, Oakgrove School, Kingsbridge Educational Trust

  • Tony Pidgeon - Legal 500 2017

    Tony Pidgeon ‘responds to his clients with appropriate urgency’ and provides ‘thorough but accessible explanations’.

    Legal 500 - 2017

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