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Charities - UK-wide
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James advises a broad spectrum of charities, and those who fund, work with and regulate them, on the full range of charity law issues. He has a particular focus on advising philanthropists on the legal aspects of structuring their giving and sits on the STEP Philanthropy Advisors Global SIG Steering Committee.
James is a charity law specialist, helping clients with constitutional and governance matters, incorporations, mergers and restructuring projects. James has the knowledge and experience to ensure charities navigate the law on fundraising (including trading and commercial partnerships), investment, grant-making and charity property transactions.
Philanthropy has become a key area of focus for James. He advises individuals and families, including through the formation of charities and alternatives. He advises on donor tax reliefs and on regulatory requirements. Recent work includes advice on complex cross-border issues.
James has particular experience of working with philanthropists, grant-making charities, sports organisations, livery companies, faith-based organisations and businesses establishing corporate foundations. His work is often international in nature.