Kate, a law graduate of the University of Nottingham, possesses broad experience in all areas of employment law (including wrongful and unfair dismissal claims), having run her own specialist law firm prior to joining Langleys. She qualified as a solicitor in 1995 and is an experienced tribunal Judge sitting in the West Midlands Region.
Kate’s particular specialism lies in the education sector and she regularly advises local authorities, schools, academies and colleges in relation to employment law issues. She also advises her education clients in relation to Academy conversions, admissions and exclusions and special educational needs. She also acts as one of the Employment Team's supervisors,
Kate is a former Chair of Women in Newark and is a Committee member of the Working Group for Business Women's Link (Lincolnshire & Rutland). In 2009 Kate was appointed a Fee Paid Employment Tribunal Judge and sits in the Birmingham region.
Practice head Kate Hindmarch advised Taylor Motor Group on the employment aspects of the acquisition of a car show room, assisting among other issues with the TUPE process. Other clients include Lincoln College Group, Greenzone Waste Management and Link Education Trust.
Legal 500, 2018
Practice head Kate Hindmarch recently led advice for the Humber Education Trust on the establishment of a new twelve-school multi-academy trust, involving a mix of existing academies, community schools and a private finance initiative school.
Legal 500, 2018
Langleys Solicitors LLP is developing its practice representing clients in the education sector. Kate Hindmarch’s ‘knowledge is second to none’.