Experience

I trained at Linklaters and qualified in their Structured Finance department, before joining Bates Wells’ Charity and Social Enterprise department in January 2019. At Linklaters, I advised on a variety of cross-border financial, capital markets and corporate transactions.

I now work on a broad range of charity and social enterprise matters, including charity formation and registration, general charity law, governance and legal structures, constitutional changes and compliance and commercial contracts.

  • Advising on the formation and registration of new charities and social enterprises
  • Advising on the conversion from charities to CICs
  • Advising on constitutional and operational issues for charities and social enterprises, including advising on conflicts of interest, procedure and other governance matters
  • Advising on commercial participator agreements

Qualifications and career

  • BA (Hons) Natural Sciences, University of Cambridge (2010 – 2013)
  • LPC (Distinction), University of Law (Moorgate) (2015)
  • Trainee Solicitor, Linklaters LLP (2016 – 2018)
  • Admitted as a Solicitor in March 2018
  • Associate, Structured Finance Department, Linklaters LLP (2018)
  • Solicitor, Charity and Social Enterprise Department, Bates Wells (since January 2019)

Pro bono, memberships, and appointments

  • Trustee of Eastside Youth
  • Experience of voluntary work in the UK, US, Philippines and Nepal.