Katie Michelon


Katie is an Associate in the education team and advises schools and academies on a wide range of education law issues. She provides advice on areas such as safeguarding, exclusions, admissions, governance and special educational needs. She also specialises in school intervention work, delivering strategic advice to schools and academies who may be vulnerable to formal intervention measures from their local authority or the Secretary of State. Katie has advised over 200 schools in relation to academy conversion under the Academies Act 2010 and now focuses largely on group and specialist projects, working with a number of multi-academy trusts on their expansion, including academy merger and re-brokerage projects. Katie also regularly delivers training to school leaders on matters such as safeguarding, exclusions and governance.

Areas of Practice

Local Government

Year Qualified



University of Manchester
Nottingham Law School