Glynne Stanfield > Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP > Cambridge, England > Lawyer Profile

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP
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Glynne is a partner and read law at Jesus College, Oxford. He heads Eversheds Corporate and International Education practice.

Higher Education

He advised on the merger to create the University of Manchester; incorporations of the Universities of Cumbria, Roehampton, University of South Wales, and led on the first tripartite university merger to form the University of Wales Trinity St David

He advised on the setting up of the QAA and OIA. He acts for the Russell Group for which Eversheds LLP is company secretary.

He advised Apollo Global on its takeover of BPP. He advised the University of Law on the structure which permitted its sale and recently acted for GUS in buying it from Montagu.

He acted for Hult in their recent strategic alliance with Ashridge Business School.

He recently acted on the setting up of both The Alan Turing Institute and The Crick Institute.

International

He had advised on many campuses including Newcastle University medical one in Malaysia theirs in Singapore, City University in Dubai and UCL in Australia and Abu Dhabi.

He acts for many private education companies including PE firms.

He was asked by David Willetts, then Universities Secretary, to provide non-political input into the most recent White Paper on HE reform.

He has written governance papers for the UUK, 157 Group and for The Leadership Foundation.

Further Education

He has advised a number of FE colleges in sponsoring academies.

He has advised on many FE mergers (including the demerger of K College) and federations (including Kingston/Carshalton and Warwickshire/South Leicestershire)

He is recognised as a leading lawyer in the UK legal directories "Legal 500" and "Chambers".

   The Legal 500 - The Clients Guide to Law Firms

Position

Partner

Lawyer Rankings

East Anglia > Private client > Charities and not-for-profit

(Hall of Fame)

Glynne StanfieldEversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP   has particular experience of advising charity clients in the education, research, health, regeneration, mental health and grant-giving sectors. It advises on a wide spectrum of charity law matters including governance, compliance, mergers, commercial, fundraising, campaigning and regulatory issues. It has increasingly been advising on setting up corporate foundations. The practice is led by charities head Glynne Stanfield in London and third sector services team head Paul Pugh in Cardiff; skilled legal director Stephen O’Reilly is the key name in Cambridge.

East Anglia > Public sector > Public sector

(Hall of Fame)

Glynne StanfieldEversheds Sutherland

The Cambridge office of Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP is home to a substantial part of the firm’s education practice, which is the largest in the UK. Acting for clients across the UK, as well as assisting major institutions in East Anglia, it counts numerous HE and FE colleges among its clients, as well as schools, academies and private education institutions. The multi-disciplinary team provides support on both domestic and international matters concerning employment work, student issues, charity law, litigation, real estate matters, corporate and commercial work, intellectual property mandates, health and safety claims, constitutional issues and regulatory matters. Glynne Stanfield leads the practice’s international education and corporate governance group, with experience in the formation of HE and FE  group structures and the establishment of overseas campuses. Employment partner Matthew Kelly is central to the practice, as are legal director Stephen O’Reilly and senior associate Martyn Robinson for charity law matters.

London > Public sector > Education: institutions

(Leading individuals)

Glynne StanfieldEversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP advises numerous HE and FE institutions, with experienced education lawyers handling employment issues, student matters, charity law and litigation and dispute management work. Other areas of strength for the ‘responsive and knowledgeable‘ team encompass real estate, corporate and commercial, IP and constitutional issues and regulatory advice. The group has a developed network of specialists: with offices in Shanghai, Dubai, Dublin, Paris, Amsterdam, Riyadh and the US, the department is exceptional at advising education institutions globally. Practice head Diane Gilhooley is a highly regarded education and employment law specialist, who has extensive experience advising on complex tribunal proceedings, industrial relations and governance issues. ‘Exceptional practitioner’ Glynne Stanfield leads the international education and corporate governance sub-group, and is a go-to expert for education mergers and regularly advises on innovative public and private sector interactions.

London > Private client > Charities and not-for-profit

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP  has particular experience of advising charity clients in the education, research, health, regeneration, mental health and grant-giving sectors. It advises on a wide spectrum of charity law matters including governance, compliance, mergers, commercial, fundraising, campaigning and regulatory issues. It has increasingly been advising on setting up corporate foundations. The key members of the team are Glynne Stanfield, Paul Pugh and the skilled legal director Stephen O’Reilly.