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Chris Rowse

London, UK UK Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Charities
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Charities - UK-wide

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Chris Rowse is particularly well versed in assisting charities with domestic and international collaborative projects, partnership agreements and funding arrangements. He has additional experience advising on governance and trustee issues and liaising with the Charity Commission. A client says: "He sees the bigger picture in terms of what other charities in similar situations have done and is good at coming up with ideas."
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Practice Areas

Chris specialises in providing complex legal and strategic advice to charities. His clients include a number of ‘household name’ charities, as well as smaller voluntary bodies. Chris advises on diverse issues, including governance, commercial contracts and other agreements, constitutions (including for charities established by Royal Charter or statute), trading and fundraising, establishing new charities, regulatory matters involving the Charity Commission, joint ventures and other collaborations and mergers.

Chris has particular expertise advising clients working internationally. Chris also advises individuals and families who wish to donate to charity, including on tax-efficient giving and setting up foundations.

Career

Chris trained and qualified at Withers LLP and worked in their charity and philanthropy team from 2007. In 2014 Chris joined Russell-Cooke and he became a partner in the charity and social business team in 2017.

Professional Memberships

Charity Law Association.

Publications

Chris contributed to the book ‘International Charitable Giving’ (OUP, 2013) and has written and contributed to a number of articles in the sector press.

Personal

Chris has a degree in law and history from Trinity Hall, Cambridge.

Chris is a trustee of the international development charity ACE Africa (UK). He is also the chair of a ‘friends group’ for an open space in south London.

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Chris Rowse

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