We help all kinds of businesses and not-for-profits to make their mark with marketing. But helping charities get to grips with advertising and charity law is a real strength for us.
If you’re setting up text donations, grappling with gift aid or negotiating GDPR, we can help.
How we help
Our practical, commercial advice helps you build successful marketing campaigns across all media, while following all the relevant UK and EU legislation. We advise charities on the best ways to set up and manage sponsorship and fundraising campaigns – including handling contracts with creative agencies. We help charities and promoters run competitions and lotteries that tick all the regulatory boxes. We also make sure fundraisers are up to speed on the ins and outs of text donations, gift aid and data protection.
If your campaign runs into trouble, our Dispute Resolution team will step in. (We’ve got a great track record of defending clients facing trading standards prosecutions.)
We can also advise you on:
They are really very impressive and make the law accessible for charities and social enterprises in a way I have not found elsewhere.
The team is noted for its 'extensive' advertising and marketing expertise
Rupert Earle is a brilliant mind, strategic and calm under pressure. He knows the industry inside out as a regulator and we are able to count on his team at Bates Wells to consistently provide excellent service and results.