National law firm Stone King LLP has received recognition as a top tier firm by the 2018 edition of prestigious legal directory Chambers UK, launched on 2 November. The firm retains the highest possible ranking for its UK-wide education and charity teams, with recognition across other practice areas and 19 of its lawyers ranked individually for their expertise.
The directory describes Stone King as a “top-quality national education practice with strong experience advising independent and state schools” and is a “leading practice for academy development and advising faith schools”. Among six practitioners individually ranked in the firm’s education team are head of sector Roger Inman, who is described as “very knowledgeable, sound and experienced” and Senior Associate Louise Cazan is a new entry, ranked as an ‘Associate to watch’.
Stone King’s leading charity and social enterprise team continues to be recognised as “a front-runner in the field acting for all types of charities” and “frequently seen working for household name organisations on some of the largest projects in the sector”. Chambers UK 2018 highlights numerous notable practitioners in the charity team. Among them, the “exceptional” Stone King Chairman Ann Phillips and “very knowledgeable and professional” Partner Robert Meakin. Among others, it also ranks the “absolutely brilliant” Partner Hannah Kubie as Up and Coming, Alexandra Steffensen (née Whittaker) as a Star Associate, and Senior Associate Reema Mathur as an Associate to watch.
Stone King is also recognised across further practice areas, including Real Estate, Transport and Private Client services. The firm retains its top ranking for Family/Matrimonial work in Somerset, with the team described as “highly respected” and one client referring to them as “relentlessly professional, always helpful and supportive”.
Steven Greenwood, Managing Partner at Stone King, says: “This ongoing recognition by the respected Chambers UK directory is testament to the expertise, hard work and boundless professionalism of our people. We are proud to be recognised across many of our key practice areas and delighted that our education and charity teams continue to achieve the top ranking for their work across the country.”
To read Stone King’s full listings please follow the link to Chambers UK 2018.
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