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Winckworth Sherwood LLP

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London, Manchester, Oxford

Andrea Squires

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Winckworth Sherwood LLP

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Partner: Andrea specialises in strategic projects and public private partnerships, including PFI. She is currently working on a number of innovative pathfinder schemes in the Building Schools for the Future (BSF); regeneration; infrastructure and highways; student accommodation/further and higher education; and social housing and residential care, sectors.


Trained then Solicitor Norton Rose 1991-97; qualified 1993; solicitor TLT Solicitors 1997-2001; solicitor Bevan Ashford 2001-02; partner Finers Stephens Innocent 2002-06; partner Winckworth Sherwood 2006-date.


Law Society of England and Wales.


Nottingham University.

London: Public sector

Education: schools

Within: Education: schools

Winckworth Sherwood LLP's team provides 'an excellent service' and supports clients 'through challenging issues'. The group advises on areas ranging from academy conversions and expansions to leadership challenges and governance matters and has a growing reputation for its work for faith schools. Practice head Andrea Squires, who is 'consistently good, knowledgeable and approachable', has a focus on governance, charity law and company law issues applicable to academies and James Lynas has extensive employment experience, including handling dismissals and pay and conditions grievances. The group is assisting Green Spring Education Trust/Green Spring Academy in Tower Hamlets with regard to allegations of historic exam malpractice. Other clients include the Diocese of Westminster Academy Trust, the London Borough of Haringey and Thomas’s London Day Schools.

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