Legal Services Contract Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire

Legal Services Contract Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire

This tender invitation is for the provision of legal services to complete the Academy Conversion of five schools as a Multi-Academy Trust in agreement.

Provision of legal services

Thomas Alleyne’S High School

Contract summary


Construction and Real Estate, Printing and Publishing

Location of contract

West Midlands

Value of contract (£)


Published date

20 October 2016

Closing date

04 November 2016

Contract start date

08 November 2016

Contract end date

31 December 2017


This tender invitation is for the provision of legal services to complete the Academy Conversion of five schools as a Multi-Academy Trust in agreement with the DfE, to include, but not limited to: • The funding agreements, including master funding agreement • The Commercial Transfer Agreement • The property and land transfer including the DfE Land Questionnaire and site due diligence • Employment transfer of staff (TUPE) • Establishing the Multi-Academy Trust including registration with Companies House It is also to add a further eight schools to the Multi-Academy Trust who are committed to join the trust and will be submitting applications in January 2017 to convert and to provide a price per school for any additional schools to be added to the Multi-Academy Trust awarded an academy order before the end of 2017. The initial group of five includes a High School, a Middle School and three First Schools, The schools comprise: • All Saints’ C.E. (C) First School, Church Leigh, Stoke-on-Trent, ST10 4PT • Hutchinson Memorial Church of England (VA) First School, Uttoxeter Road, Stoke-on-Trent, ST10 4NB • Picknalls First School, Oldfields Road, Uttoxeter, ST14 7QL • Thomas Alleyne’s High School, Dove Bank, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire ST14 8DU • Windsor Park CE (C) Middle School, Springfield Road, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, ST14 7JX The further eight schools are: • Oldfields Hall Middle School, Stone Road, Uttoxeter, ST14 7PL • Ryecroft C.E. (C) Middle School, Ashbourne Road, Rocester, Staffordshire, ST14 5NW. (This school occupies a shared site with Dove First School, which is currently not committed to joining the Uttoxeter MAT). • The Richard Clarke First School, Schoolhouse Lane, Abbots Bromley, Nr Rugeley, Staffordshire, WS15 3BT. • The Saints’ Federation. This comprises three schools: • All Saints’ C.E. (VC) First School, Denstone Oak Road, Denstone, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, ST14 5HT • St. Augustine’s C.E. (C) First School, Pipehay Lane, Draycott in the Clay, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 5BY. • St. Peter’s C.E. (A) First School, Town Head, Alton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST10 4AW The tender documentation is attached and can be downloaded.

About the buyer


Dove Bank


ST14 8DU



Other information


Tender documentation

ULT Legal Services Tender.docx

How to apply

Please apply directly to the buyer using the contact details provided.


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