The Stephen Hawking Foundation: a brief history of charity advice

We have advised on a range of legal issues for the research charity.

What happened?

The Stephen Hawking Foundation was established to facilitate research into cosmology, astrophysics and fundamental particle physics, as well as Motor Neurone Disease. We were instructed to advise on a number of operational issues.

How did we help?

We advised the charity on a range of issues including governance and the composition of the trustee board; updating articles of association; grant-making policies and procedures; and fundraising and donations.

The Stephen Hawking Foundation commented: “The Stephen Hawking Foundation is very pleased with the quality and calibre of all legal advice received to date. Thanks to a great legal team, we are confident the Foundation will continue to flourish.