Roger Inman

Roger Inman leads the Education Sector Group of over 80 lawyers at national law firm Stone King. He specialises in school governance and re-organisation (notably MATs), school finance, admissions and all pupil provision issues, including special educational needs (SEN). Roger is one of the trainers in the Department for Education’s Governance Leadership Programme and advises many leading and emerging MATs on the development of their governance and risk assurance. He works as a Judge in the SEN Tribunal and is one of only three solicitors rated in the top rank for their schools work in legal directory Chambers and Partners.

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Assured Governance: How to Control Risk in Academy Trusts

Risk is very much currently at the forefront of our minds as schools work tirelessly to manage the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. However managing...

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There May Be Trouble Ahead: The Importance of Acting Early to Manage DfE Intervention into a Failing Academy

In a period of political uncertainty, many trusts find themselves facing forceful intervention by the DfE when one of their academies gets into trouble....

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SEN Placements in Mainstream Schools: Successful Challenge By Academy Confirms Correct Process To Be Used By Local Authorities

The placement of students with the most extensive Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) in mainstream schools continues to be a significant challenge...

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What Are The Key Legal Challenges That Schools Will Face Over the Coming Months?

A New Year brings with it renewed vigour for the months ahead and that vigour is going to be needed as 2019 is again going to be a busy year for schools....

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