My role

I advise clients on governance and commercial issues, including intellectual property matters.

My experience

I advise on: corporate transactions, including acquisition and divestment strategies;  partnership, framework, sub-contract and other collaborative working arrangements; funding agreements, including European funding grants; intellectual property ownership and management issues; and incorporating charities and providing on-going support.

My specialisms

  • Commercial
  • Intellectual property
  • Governance
  • Charity law
Contracting with charities
Contracting with charities

Charities can only act within their objects and powers — charities are always set up to achieve specific objectives (such as advancement of religion, relief of poverty, etc.

Intellectual Property Toolkit
Intellectual Property Toolkit

We have developed a useful and accessible toolkit to help you to manage your intellectual property. It includes important elements of your branding, such as logos, and the rights in the written materials you produce including the information that you publish on your website.

Thinking about converting to a CIO?
Thinking about converting to a CIO?

The introduction of charitable incorporated organisations (“CIO”) in 2013 gave those wishing to set up as a charity a new form of legal structure, unhindered by the often complex requirements of company law.

Fraud in the Charity Sector
Fraud in the Charity Sector

Charities operate in an environment of trust and this trust can easily be exploited at the expense of charity assets if trustees do not ensure that they take adequate fraud prevention measures.

PACAC Report on the collapse of Kids Company
PACAC Report on the collapse of Kids Company

The latest Report takes a probing look at the unconventional practices of Kids Company in an effort to draw out lessons for trustees, the Charity Commission and Government.

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