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Taylor Vinters

Charities

1 ranked lawyersBand 4UK-wideUK 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Noteworthy practice known for its representation of national charities, university colleges, NGOs and trading subsidiaries. Assists with strategic governance and regulatory issues and the setting up of charitable organisations, as well as commercial matters such as collaborations and fundraising events. Additionally focused on social enterprise mandates.

Strengths

"The firm provides an excellent service," one interviewee reports, adding: "They are very responsive, effective and provide focused advice and work."

One impressed client remarks: "Taylor Vinters has proven to be an incredibly valuable external partner for us. The firm has not only continually provided a first-class service, but has gone above and beyond requirements on many occasions. Having access to such an experienced and knowledgeable charities team, particularly during this last year, has been of undeniable benefit to us."

Another client notes: "My overall impression is that they are thorough and knowledgeable about the sector, as well as being pleasant and polite."

Work highlights

Advised Meals for the NHS on the implementation of a suitable governance model and the subsequent winding up of the charity after the completion of its mission.

Notable practitioners

Chris Willis Pickup advises an array of charity and social venture clients on commercial and constitutional issues. He is particularly adept at liaising with the Charity Commission on issues such as governance applications and regulatory issues.
"His knowledge and expertise in the charities sector is incredibly comprehensive, matched only by his impeccable attention to detail. Chris has an impressive ability to advise on complex legal and regulatory matters in a concise, logical and practical manner. He also shows a genuine interest and understanding of our business and conveys a deep understanding of the commercial issues we face." "Chris is a highly analytical and efficient lawyer whose supportive and thorough approach is outstanding."

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Chris Willis Pickup
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