Partner, Head of Employment and Regulatory Team
With over 10 years’ post qualification experience in the education sector, Jean is an accomplished employment lawyer who specialises in acting for those in the not for profit and education sector and is fully versed in the employment law issues facing these organisations.
Jean has extensive experience in advising a range of clients on all aspects of employment law. She has particular expertise in TUPE issues especially on outsourcing and has supported many clients through complex TUPE transfers. Alongside the other partners in the team, Jean acts for clients in relation to the most complex advisory cases and supervises junior colleagues in dealing with routine enquiries.
Since joining Stone King in 2008 Jean has developed a niche practice alongside her employment advice which provides support to schools on issues relating to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme and the Local Government Pension Scheme. In this respect Jean has particular expertise in relation to public to private sector outsourcing and admission arrangements.
Jean aims to provide practical, sector specific advice and works with clients to support their strategic plans and provide client focused support.
Jean is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association, is a regular speaker at national and regional conferences, and writes for numerous publications on sector specific issues.
Jean Boyle is praised for her ‘responsiveness and clear in-depth knowledge of employment and pension law’.
Legal 500 - 2017