Charity & Education Law

We advise on the full range of issues, some particular to independent schools, from pupil discipline to compliance with statutory  regulations and ISI inspections.

Our team includes specialists advising schools on the full range of charity law issues including fundraising, trading companies, constitutional reviews and the implications of the Charities Act 2006 on charitable status and public benefit.

We offer advice including:

  • Advice on operational issues such as the drafting and  interpretation of parent contract terms and conditions, safeguarding, the law governing educational standards, disability and other equality duties.
  • We have a recognised expertise in Special Educational Needs.
  • We have considerable experience and a proven track record in resolving parental complaints
  • We act regularly in the establishment of new schools in both the independent and maintained sectors

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    Recent testimonials

    "They are excellent, the personalised service is superb as they understand our circumstances and advise appropriately."

    Client feedback in Chambers - 2016

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    Recent testimonials

    "Great private and state school clients."

    Client feedback in Chambers - 2016

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    Recent testimonials

    "They are excellent. They get the gist of what's required and they understand what we want to get done. Their advice is sound and clear-cut, and they deliver it in a human way." "They invariably respond with prompt, unambiguous and first-class advice."

    Chambers - 2015

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    Recent testimonials

    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

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    Recent testimonials

    “I feel fellow school leaders need to be made aware that there is an absolutely brilliant company out there who will provide those key services at very competitive rates”

    C A Wakefield - Maldon's Community Academy

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