Our highly experienced group advises charities and other non-profit-making organisations on all legal and regulatory aspects applicable to them.

Caroline Airey

 

 

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Caroline Airey, Charities and not-for-profit

Caroline advises charities and other not for profit organisations in many governance areas including trustee duties, incorporation, updating governing documents, merging with other charities and the disposal of the business and/or the land owned by charities. Caroline's client include a variety of organisations from sports clubs to tenants associations, charities to parish councils and schools.

     

Philippa Roles

 

 

Philippa Roles, Tax and CSR Partner

Philippa is the firm’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) partner and so is responsible for co-ordinating CSR events and fundraising. Her experience working alongside not-for-profit organisations to organise events and provide training and assistance provides valuable insight to the organisational and governance constraints that many charities face. In her personal capacity Philippa has acted as a trustee for two long established (and in one case national) charities in order to assist them through the audit and updating of governance and compliance protocols, and she now sits as a private sector representative for the Thames Valley Berkshire Local Enterprise Partnership and is the chairman of their Governance and Nominations Committee. 

 

     

Katie Burley

 

 

Katie Burley, Employment

Katie is a solicitor in our employment team and has provided pragmatic advice to a large number of charitable organisations (from small to nationwide in size) throughout her career. Alongside day-to-day advice and support with matters such as tribunal claims and contractual documentation, Katie also provides clients and their staff with training on key areas of employment law to help avoid issues before they arise.  

     

Bettina Phillis

 

 

Bettina Phillis, Commercial and Technology

Bettina is a senior commercial lawyer advising her clients on general commercial issues, and in particular helping to draft, negotiate and finalise contracts as well as advising on a range of non-contentious issues.