Hilary Homfray joins Anthony Collins Solicitors after working for Birmingham City Council for 14 years. With more than 60,000 properties, she was kept busy!
CLA members in the Midlands were able to participate in the meeting from our office in central Birmingham. The collegiate spirit of charity law was very much in evidence as we exchanged perspectives on the presentations:
- Gareth Morgan on "The first four years of CIOs: Concepts, Conversions and Controversies"
- Paul Bater and Alana Petraske on "The Common Reporting Standard: From Theory to Practice"
Those present were very positive about the event and we look forward to hosting further meetings during the coming year.
For more information
To enquire about attending future CLA ‘regional hub’ meetings in Birmingham, our services to in-house lawyers at charities or other options for staying abreast of charity law please contact Shivaji Shiva.
For information on CLA membership and future meeting dates, visit the Charity Law Association website.
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