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Mills & Reeve LLP

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707290 BIRMINGHAM 65

Stuart Pemble

Work 0121 456 8335
Mills & Reeve LLP

Work Department

Construction and engineering.


Stuart leads the Birmingham construction team, helping clients with the drafting and negotiation of all types of construction and engineering documents. The team works with everyone involved in the sector, including occupiers, developers, funders, contractors and consultants, and has a strong track record in education, health and regeneration projects. Stuart also heads the firm’s national academies practice, leading a dedicated team skilled in guiding schools through the conversion process.


Partner at Mills & Reeve since 2005; joint editor of Estates Gazette’s Legal Notes section with responsibility for construction and professional negligence; member of PCC Construction’s consultation board.


Fellow of the Faculty of Building; Society of Construction Law; Freeman of the City of London.


High School of Dundee; University of St Andrew (1993 MA Hons Mediaeval History); College of Law, London (1994 Common Professional Exam); College of Law London (1995 Legal Practice Course).

London: Public sector

Education: schools

Within: Education: schools

Mills & Reeve LLP's national education practice is led by sector specialist Gary Attle and handles a substantial range of matters. The core team - which also includes head of academies Stuart Pemble, Christian Bull, Jonathan Greenwood and employment lawyer Nick Abbott - has advised on high-value and cross-border issues such as development projects, complex discrimination cases and establishing overseas institutions.

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West Midlands: Public sector


Within: Education

Mills & Reeve LLP, one of the most respected firms for work in the education sector, has recently been particularly busy advising universities and further education colleges on real estate matters such as transactions, developments and landlord and tenant issues. Christian Bull covers all real estate work in the education sector, often supported by principal associate Robbie Turner, while Stuart Pemble specialises in construction work. Other areas of expertise for the firm include The Higher Education & Research Act, the implications of Brexit, GDPR, and  employment and commercial matters, which are handled by Tim Winn and Midlands education sector head Nick Abbott.

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West Midlands: Real estate


Within: Construction

Mills & Reeve LLP is highly regarded for its contentious expertise under the leadership of Martino Giaquinto, who represents clients from the energy, infrastructure, education and construction sectors in various multi-jurisdictional and national disputes relating to delay, defect and cost claims. Stuart Pemble leads on non-contentious matters, and is often instructed by universities and colleges to handle their construction projects. Principal associate Paul Slinger left to join Wright Hassall LLP in July 2018.

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