Education Law

"They are excellent, the personalised service is superb as they understand our circumstances and advise appropriately." - Client feedback in Chambers 2016

"Great private and state school clients. - Client feedback in Chambers 2016

Stone King is "probably the best education firm in the business," and "they lived up to the recommendations we received". Another source adds: "They've got undoubted expertise and good geographical coverage - a leading player." Chambers 2014

We are deeply committed to schools and understand the opportunities and challenges that you face. We deliver high quality, full-service legal advice on a national scale and at a price you can afford.

We provide accessible, independent and committed legal advice to over 800 schools. We therefore understand both the opportunities and challenges that you face in current school leadership.

Recognised as a leading firm for education law in the UK, we have specialists with deep experience in all aspects of the school sector. In addition to the highly technical area of education law, our broader team advises on areas such as employment, property and school business management. This means that you can turn to us for all your legal needs.

Our regional office structure and range of fee arrangements also allow us to deliver quality advice on a national scale and at a highly competitive price. For details of our fixed fee retainer services or Legal, HR and Company Secretary support, please click here.

Supporting schools is our sole focus and we have excellent networking relationships with national organisations in the schools sector. We also give up our own time to serve as governors of schools and trustees of educational charities.

Recent client testimonials:

We’ve been more than happy with the quality of the service we have had to date”

“Stone King always provide advice, guidance and solutions to issues I raise in a very prompt and professional manner”

“I always get the information I require quickly” 

“Stone King appear to have a wide range of expertise”

“I can’t fault Stone King, Michael Brotherton is the best advertisement for your company, he is knowledgeable, professional and responds clearly and timely, in a way a non legal person can follow. I recommend Michael and Stone King wherever I go”.

“I would recommend Stone King to any Academy as an outstanding provider of legal support”


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