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Charities - UK-wide
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Partner Julian Blake has specialised for over 30 years in public benefit legal work, in the past 15 focusing especially on: i) social enterprise, combining core charity law aspects, business law disciplines and best practice stakeholder and employee engagement; ii) socially-focused business; iii) public services commissioning; and iv) charity law and public policy innovation. He is dedicated to the development of: Social Enterprise; Social Finance; Social Value; and Social Impact. He works particularly in relation to: Community Transport; Education; Health and Social Care; Rehabilitation; Renewable Energy; and Youth Services. Julian works closely with E3M, a group of pioneering chief executives running mature social enterprises and associated groups of progressive commissioners and social investors (see www.e3m.org.uk). This has led to innovative quasi-in house partnership arrangements, including with social enterprises, Catch22 and Energy4All.
Joined Stone King LLP in 2018.
Bates Wells (Braithwaite) LLP from 1989 to 2018, where Julian was a Partner and co-Head of Charity and Social Enterprise and led the development of the education team and other sector groups.
Law Society; Charity law Association; Procurement Law Association
The Art of the Possible in Public Procurement
Charitable Status: A practical handbook”
Editor of: The Charities Acts Handbook: A Practical Guide