Kevin Robertson > Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP > Newcastle upon Tyne, England > Lawyer Profile

Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP
The Spark, Draymans Way
Newcastle Helix
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
NE4 5DE
England
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Work Department

Projects and Procurement

Position

Kevin is head of the firm’s Projects and Procurement team. He has extensive experience of advising public sector bodies in relation to a range of commercial matters including public private partnerships and has particular expertise in projects in the education sector where he leads the firm’s Education Group.

He advises a broad range of clients including local and central government bodies, universities, further education colleges, academy trusts, Diocesan bodies and private sector contractors.

Career

Trained Eversheds 1994-96; solicitor, Eversheds 1996; associate, Eversheds 1999; solicitor, Dickinson Dees 2001; partner, Dickinson Dees 2006; partner, Bond Dickinson on merger 2013; partner, Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP on combination 2017.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Public sector > Education: schools

The full-service education team at Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP fields a team of school sector specialists, with a roster of clients including the DfE, school governing bodies, the ESFA and local authorities, as well as academy trusts, independent schools, diocesan trustees and boards of education. The practice has seen significant growth in academy conversion work, and regularly advises on transfers and complex re-brokerages. Kevin Robertson has particular expertise in local authority matters and commercial agreements; while Emma Moody, who leads the charities team, concentrates on constitutional and governance work for independent and free schools.

North > Public sector > Education

(Leading individuals)

Kevin RobertsonWomble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP

At Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP, the ‘level of up to date knowledge displayed by the education team is second to none‘. The offering is ‘exceptionally well led‘ by practice head Kevin Robertson, whose broad practice encompasses advising the Department for Education on a range of commercial matters; assisting the ESFA with its Free Schools and PSBP programmes; and handling projects including academy conversions on behalf of a large number of schools, Diocesan bodies and local authorities. Robertson is capably assisted by charities expert Emma Moody. Associates Peter Cantwell and Nicholas Moss are also much lauded by clients.