James Barratt
Associate Solicitor

James is an Associate solicitor in the Employment team and advises clients across the firm’s Education, Charity, Business and Private Client sectors on a wide range of employment law issues. With a primary focus on the Education sector, James advises large multi-academy trusts on issues such as discrimination, employee benefits, contentious employee exits, whistleblowing complaints, shared parental leave, safeguarding issues and relationship/ reputation management matters. He also drafts contracts, settlement agreements and policies.  

He manages complex Employment Tribunal claims involving complaints such as whistleblowing, race/sex discrimination and constructive unfair dismissal. James is recognised as a Key Lawyer in the Legal 500 for Stone King’s Employment team in the Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire area.