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Stone King LLP

THIRTY STATION ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CB1 2RE, ENGLAND
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Bath, Birmingham, Cambridge, Leeds, London

East Anglia: Private client

Charities and not-for-profit
Charities and not-for-profit - ranked: tier 1

Stone King LLP

Charity, social enterprise and not-for-profit work is a core part of¬†Stone King LLP's national practice, which operates across five offices in the UK. Cambridge is a key hub¬†in the firm's work for clients such as¬†Access Aspiration,¬†Advocacy For Older People In Greenwich,¬†Age UK Sevenoaks Tonbridge & District,¬†Ambitious About Autism and¬†Army Families Federation.¬†Robert Meakin¬†is the lead partner in Cambridge and has more than 25 years' experience in this niche area of law. His recent work includes successfully representing Cambridge Islamic College in a ¬£5m tribunal appeal against the Charity Commission, which challenged the body's power to direct a change of name. He also acted for an international Roman Catholic order that operates care facilities for older people on matters arising from ‚ā¨27m in secured borrowing from AIB that it used as financial support for its operations in Ireland.

Leading individuals

Robert Meakin - Stone King LLP

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East Anglia: Public sector

Education
Education - ranked: tier 1

Stone King LLP

Stone King LLP operates a national specialist education practice through five offices in the UK, each of which has a full-service team. The national practice, which comprises more than 70 lawyers, is led by Roger Inman in Cambridge and has more than 30 years' experience in advising state-funded schools, as well as a much longer history of acting for independent schools. The practice handles all aspects of school law including governance, educational provision for students, employment, property, capital funding and construction. Inman recently handled the rapid reorganisation and development of Eastern Multi-Academy Trust, which added six primary schools in a period of a few months. The Cambridge office expanded significantly last year with the addition of legal executive and local authority education specialist Christopher Jones, senior HR consultant Brian Chapman from Action for Children, senior associate and immigration specialist Julie Moktadir from IPSEA, and property solicitor Emma Webster from Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP.

Leading individuals

Roger Inman - Stone King LLP

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