My role

I am a senior associate and department manager of the governance and commercial department. I advise charity and education clients on a wide range of governance and commercial matters.

My experience

I have over 20 years’ experience advising charity clients of all shapes and sizes on matters such as establishment, governance, funding, reorganisation, group structures, mergers, acquisitions, trading and dealing with the Charity Commission. In the last decade I have also specialised in governance arrangements for trust schools and academies and have been involved in establishing and providing ongoing advice to well over 100 academies and multi-academy trusts.

My specialisms

  • Charity law and governance
  • Academies – establishment and governance

My latest articles

Religion

There have been a number of interesting cases over the last twelve months or so affecting religious charities (in a broad sense of that...

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