Louise Castle
Senior Associate

uk-rising-star-2022_1.jpgLouise qualified as a solicitor in January 2007 and joined Stone King in May 2016.

Louise has almost 10 years specialist experience working on a range of projects in the public sector with particular expertise in education.

She has advised on a broad range of academy projects in a range on contexts, including single and multi-academy projects, school converter and sponsored academies, often advising on complex issues such as PFI arrangements in particular. Louise has worked for a number of multi-academy trusts in the North of England, advising on issues relating to contracts, governance, restructuring, funding arrangements and transferring existing academies into their trusts.

Louise has also advised on a number of free school projects since the launch of the programme in 2010, Studio Schools, schools PFI and university accommodation schemes. She has worked on numerous trust school projects and on a £10m scheme to deliver a world-class youth facility in Bradford.

Louise is recommended in the Legal 500 UK and ranked in Chambers and Partners for her work in the education sector.

What our clients say

Louise Cazan is frequently instructed by the public sector to advise on multi-academy trusts. She deals with structuring, transfers and conversion projects and sources say she is "very responsive, amenable and accommodating to our needs."

Chambers - 2017