I am a solicitor in the Charity & Social Enterprise department at Bates Wells.

I assist the team with advising on a range of matters, including structure and registration of new charities, governance matters and amending governing documents, and contractual matters.

  • I advised an overseas non-profit on incorporating a UK subsidiary charity. I drafted a range of documents for the new charity, including governing document, policies and agreements. I assisted with advising on fundraising arrangements for the new charity, such as corporate sponsorship.
  • I advised an arts charity on conversion from CIC to CIO status.
  • I advise on the formation and registration of new charities and social enterprises, including CIOs.
  • I advise on constitutional and operational issues for charities, including advising on procedure and other governance matters.
  • I advise charities on service contacts and other commercial agreements.

Qualifications and career

  • University of Birmingham, International Relations, 2011-2014
  • Kaplan Law School, Graduate Diploma in Law, 2015-2016
  • University of Law (Moorgate), Legal Practice Course, 2018
  • Thomson Reuters, Reuters TV News, Client Support and Video Producer, 2012-2016
  • Bates Wells, Paralegal (Dispute Resolution), 2016-2017
  • Bates Wells, Trainee Solicitor, 2018-2020
  • Admitted as a Solicitor, 2020