Rene Antonio
Trainee Solicitor

Rene is a Trainee Solicitor currently sitting in the Charity & Social Enterprise Team. Rene joined the firm in October 2022, having previously worked as a Litigation Paralegal for Pogust Goodhead.

At Stone King, Rene began her training contract with the Employment Team. During this time, she was required to attend tribunal and disciplinary hearings, draft settlement agreements and statements of case, and be the first point of contact for new client enquiries.

Rene then joined the Charity & Social Enterprise Team for her second seat. While in this team, she has drafted Charity Commission and company incorporation applications, letters to the Charity Commission, transfer agreements and company resolutions. She has also conducted research for governance advice, and reviewed various policies.

Commercial Litigation

Before joining Stone King, Rene gained experience working as a Litigation Paralegal at Pogust Goodhead, a boutique law firm that specialises in bringing class actions. Rene assisted the Product Liability Team with commencing proceedings in the High Court.

Citizens Advice

During the final year of her undergraduate degree, Rene volunteered as a legal advisor with her university’s General Legal Advice Clinic. This involved providing free legal advice to the surrounding community on a variety of issues (e.g. employment, landlord and tenant, and family law.)

Criminal Law

Rene also gained experience in family and criminal law while working as a legal assistant at ACA Law and, before that, Monioro-Less & Co Solicitors.

  • LLB from University of Portsmouth, 2017-2020

  • Currently studying the LPC/LLM at BPP University, 2022 onwards

Rene enjoys travelling to new countries, reading fiction and books on African history, and playing the piano.