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Profile submitted by Francesca Quint

Practice Areas

Chancery including trusts and wills, with an emphasis on all aspects of charity law plus education and charitable housing.

Professional Memberships

Chancery Bar Association, Charity Law Association (formerly a member of the Executive Committee), Ecclesiastical Law Society

Career

Called (Gray’s Inn) July 1970 – joined Lincoln’s Inn ad eundem 1980; Law reporting for All England Reports 1971-2; 1972-90 Government Legal Service (Charity Commission) rising to Grade 5 (Deputy Commissioner); 1990-6 independent practice in Exeter; 1990-independent practice in Lincoln’s Inn joining 11 Old Square (East) 2001 (merged to become Radcliffe Chambers 2006). 2008- Bencher of Lincoln’s Inn; 2014- board member, Aspire Law LLP

Publications

Include Butterworth’s Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents – Charities titles (LexisNexis) - since 1987; Charities: the Law and Practice (Sweet & Maxwell) since inception; Running a Charity (Jordans) 1st and 2nd editions; Charity Law Association model governing documents (currently in 3rd education).

Personal

LLB; AKC – King’s College London, 1969; 2015- joint Honorary President British Mensa; 2014- external trustee Tilford Bach Society; 1989 - member Advisory Body, Almshouse Association. Previous trusteeships include ASPIRE; Dulwich College; Elizabeth Finn Care; St Peter’s Home & Sisterhood Woking; Bishopsgate Foundation; Association of Charitable Foundations; COIF.