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Stone King LLP
BOUNDARY HOUSE
91 CHARTERHOUSE STREET
LONDON
EC1M 6HR
England

Work Department

Education team.

Position

Graham is the Head of education team and his particular skills include advising on complex public sector procurements (where he has particular expertise in the education and local authority sectors) and major commercial transactions. Graham also offers substantial experience of major and complex public private partnership deals, including completing the largest schools partnership contract in England for Northamptonshire County Council.

Graham has a substantial practice in the academies sector, a history that began with him acting for the West London Free School on the very first free school funding agreement. He is also recognised as one of the education sector’s leading innovators having acted for a broad range of sponsors developing Multi-Academy Trusts and Umbrella Trust structures.

Career

Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Eversheds and TPP Law.

Memberships

Procurement Lawyers Association.

Education

Manchester University (LLB).

Leisure

Family, travel.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Public sector > Education: institutions

(Hall of Fame)

Graham BurnsStone King LLP

London > Public sector > Education: schools

(Hall of Fame)

Graham BurnsStone King LLP

Stone King LLP  operates across the board on education matters, representing more than 2,000 state schools and 300 multi-academy trusts, with work including advising PFI schools in converting to academies. The team is led by four partners: Graham Burns, who works primarily with academies and high-profile mergers; Tom Morrison, who focuses on college-sponsored MAT structuring with Roger Inman; and Helen Tucker. Laura Berman is prominent in advising on discrimination claims against schools, particularly in reference to transgender issues.