Civil Society: Leticia Jennings unpacks the most important charity law case in recent years

Leticia Jennings, partner in our Dispute Resolution team, has recently spoken to Civil Society to discuss the most important charity law case in recent years.

Last week the Supreme Court ruled that members of charitable companies have fiduciary duties and can be controlled by the courts. This then led to the unlocking of $440m for UK charity, Big Win Philanthropy.

We acted for Jamie Cooper in the case, and in this article Leticia explains what this win means for UK charity Big Win philanthropy and the charity sector as a whole.

Click here to read the full article and find out more.


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