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Browne Jacobson appoints Charlotte Antoniou as new London Head of Education

5 October 2021

Browne Jacobson has appointed partner Charlotte Antoniou as a Partner in its education team as the new head of its London education team.

As the former head of education at Michelmores, Charlotte brings 10 years’ experience in the education sector advising maintained schools, academies, multi-academy trusts and their sponsors on an array of legal matters, including collaborative structures, re-brokerages, governance, data protection, admissions, exclusions and special educational needs issues. Ranked by Chambers and Partners as a notable practitioner and by legal 500 as a ‘Next Generation Partner’, Charlotte has advised on over 300 academy conversions and 60 free schools to date.  

Mark Blois, Browne Jacobson’s National Head of Education, said:

“We are delighted that Charlotte has made the decision to join our national education team and also be the new head of our education practice in London.

Charlotte’s extensive technical experience and her long standing passion for delivering exceptional client service to education clients makes her the perfect addition to what is already a market leading national education practice.

Her appointment will add significant additional senior capacity to our team in response to growing client demand for our services and also represents a key step in our ambitions to further grow our education client base, including in London and the South-East.”

Charlotte Antoniou, added: “I am thrilled to finally be joining the Browne Jacobson education team where I will be working with the very best education lawyers in the country and acting for an extensive range of schools and MATs. As a trainee lawyer in 2011, I was warned off becoming an education lawyer for fear of it being too niche. Ten years on and it was the best decision I ever made. I feel very lucky to be in the Education space and I cannot wait to build on my experience at Browne Jacobson.”

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