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Mills & Reeve LLP

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What the team is known for

Comprehensive charity law practice with a strong national presence. Possesses notable expertise in the social finance sector. Acts for a broad client base of health, education and heritage charities, and arts and cultural centres. Regularly provides advice on governance, funding agreements and joint ventures and has additional strength in advising on data and IP issues faced by charities. Experienced in matters with cross-border aspects.

Strengths

A client comments: "They are able to translate complex legal concepts into layman's terms and work through them patiently."

Another interviewee says: "I found Mills & Reeve to be extremely helpful and good at what they do. Their advice was always available at short notice and tailored to our specific needs."

Work highlights

Acted for the Children's Investment Fund Foundation on the restructuring of its USD6 billion investment portfolio.

Notable practitioners

Mark Ashton has a broad charity law practice which includes advising on constitutional, governance, legacy and fundraising issues, as well as applications for charitable status.
"He has a thorough understanding of the Charity Commission and how they operate, allowing him to give practical advice."

Neil Burton is experienced in assisting large national charities with governance, constitutional, funding and commercial matters. He is also adept at providing representation in disputes concerning issues such as legacy income and serious incident reports.
"He understands our environment and he tailors his advice to our situation."

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Mills & Reeve LLP

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Location

Botanic House

100 Hills Road

Cambridge

Cambridgeshire

UK

CB2 1PH

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Mark Ashton
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Neil Burton
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