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Womble Bond Dickinson UK LLP

Education: Institutions (Schools)

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What the team is known for

Prominent firm with extensive expertise across a wide range of issues affecting providers, including safeguarding, construction and employment. Also adept at assisting with academy mergers and the re-brokerage of multi-academy trusts. Advises a full spectrum of clients from independent schools and academies to government agencies and departments. Combines deep sector knowledge with a national full-service platform.

Strengths

Clients report: "The team provides good communication and effective advice that is easy to digest."

Interviewees highlight the firm's "experience and in-depth practical analysis of legal issues" as particular strengths.

Work highlights

Assisted St Margaret Clitherow Catholic Academy Trust with the conversion of 17 Catholic schools in the Diocese of Middlesbrough.

Notable practitioners

Kevin Robertson possesses a varied educational practice, acting for multi-academy trusts, as well as the Department for Education and other government agencies. He is highly experienced in academy conversions, mergers and re-brokerages.
"He is very innovative - his problem solving is excellent and he is committed to getting results.""His advice is always delivered without delay and is concise and thorough. He conveys our position clearly and endeavours to bring pragmatic resolutions to issues."

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Education: Institutions (Schools) Department

Womble Bond Dickinson UK LLP

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St Ann's Wharf

112 Quayside

Newcastle upon Tyne

Tyne & Wear

UK

NE1 3DX

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Education: Institutions (Schools)


Kevin Robertson
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