Bates Wells acts in landmark High Court ruling allowing trustees to prioritise climate change mitigation over financial returns in investments

A landmark High Court ruling today has confirmed that trustees of charitable trusts are allowed to prioritise the climate change …
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Bates Wells appoints new partner, Nirav Patel, to join corporate practice

We’re delighted to welcome Nirav Patel as a partner in our Corporate practice, where he will strengthen the firm’s M&A …
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Charities Act 2022 – when will the new provisions come into force, and what should you be doing in preparation?

We now know when the range of helpful provisions in the Charities Act 2022 are expected to come into force.  …
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Lotteries and Free Prize Draws – how to raise funds in a compliant way | Tuesday 5 July, 3pm

Charities are turning to lotteries and free prize draws more and more as an alternative way of engaging supporters and …
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The Be a Better Business Handbook

It can be hard to know where to start when thinking about embedding purpose into your organisation. However – we’ve …
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Managing investigations: a guide for charities

Investigations and inquiries are a difficult fact of life for charities, social enterprisesand other public interest organisations. What are the …
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Winners of Litigation Team of the Year and Pro Bono Initiative of the Year at The Lawyer Awards 2021

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