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About Emily

Emily is a solicitor in the firm’s education team and acts mainly for schools and dioceses.  She is currently advising a number of schools, including foundation, voluntary-aided and special schools, in relation to academy conversion and also acts across a range of property matters for schools and related charities.

Recent Experience

  • Acting for a number of voluntary-aided schools in relation to academy conversion
  • Acting for dioceses in relation to academy conversion matters including registration of an education charity
  • Advising on the de-federation of a governing body
  • Acting for Diocesan Boards of Education in relation to the transfer of various schools’ trusteeships and various property matters including leases and licences

Professional Memberships

Law Society of England & Wales

Spoken Languages

Italian, French

Career Experience

2010 to present: Winckworth Sherwood

2007 to 2010: Kerman & Co LLP

2005 to 2007: Trainee Solicitor, Pothecary Witham Weld

Upcoming Events

Friday 29th November 2019 | Registration & refreshments: 09.30am | Start: 10.00am | Finish: 12.15pm

Schools & SEND: funding, challenging EHCPs and responding to complaints and disability discrimination Tribunal claims

Under the Equality Act 2010 disability is considered to be a “protected characteristic” and it is unlawful for an education provider to treat a pupil unfavourably (whether directly or indirectly) because of their disability. This seminar is designed to look …

Winckworth Sherwood, Minerva House, 5 Montague Close. London SE1 9BB