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Practice Areas: Senior partner. Acts for a large number of leading charitable and not-for-profit organisations on a wide range of matters, including financing, constitutional, contract, intellectual property and charity law.
Professional Memberships: Charity Law Association, Law Society.
Career: Voluntary Services Overseas 1973-74; articled clerk solicitor Freshfields 1975-78; qualified in 1977; joined Bates Wells & Braithwaite in 1980 and became a partner in 1984.
Publications: Author of ‘Barclays Guide to the Law for the Small Business’ (1990), of ‘Charities, Trading and the Law’ (1995) (co-author 2008 edition), and author of numerous articles; co-author of ‘Charities – The New Law 2006’ (2007), ‘Fundraiser’s Guide to the Law’ (2000) and ‘Keeping it Legal’ (2003, with Social Enterprise London).
Personal: Educated at Bristol University 1969-72 (History) and Cambridge University 1973 (Law); Chairman of Centre for Innovation in Voluntary Action, CaSE – Charity and Social Enterprise Management LLP; and Trustees UnLimited LLP; Trustee of Global Cool Foundation; The Rainmaker Trust and The Association of Charitable Foundations; Director of Social Stock Exchange Limited and Naturally Scientific Limited. Leisure – reading, cycling, theatre and music.