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At Browne Jacobson LLP, William Colacicchi routinely acts in charity mergers and provides advice on governance and constitutional review issues. Clients include the Wyggeston’s Hospital, the Baron Davenport’s Charity, and the Roman Catholic Dioceses of Nottingham, Hallam, Shrewsbury, Leeds and Middlesbrough.

Freeths acts for a range of charities and non-profit organisations including Headway UK, the Royal Air Forces and the League of Friends of Teddington Memorial Hospital. Senior associate Robert Nieri is noted for his dispute resolution and commercial law expertise.

Nelsons Solicitors Limited’s ‘approachable and practical’ practice handles a wide range of matters including employment, property, corporate and financing, for clients including the National Space Centre and the Congregational Federation. Practice head James Coningsby has a particular focus advising charities on property matters.

Geldards LLP’s ‘excellent and thorough’ practice routinely acts on community asset transfers, charity restructuring and group formations, mergers and takeovers. Stephen Marshall is the key contact in the Derby office. Kishanie Sivanesan left the firm to work as an independent charity lawyer in the voluntary sector. Cardiff-based Giselle Davies heads the practice nationally.

Hewitsons’ practice acts for clients including the United Church Schools Trust, Riders for Health, the United Learning Trust and Brain Tumour Research, on a wide range of property, construction, employment and commercial matters. Chris Knight and Clare Colacicchi are the key contacts.

At Shakespeare Martineau LLP, Mark Dunkley is noted for his experience advising charitable trustees and directors of not-for-profit organisations on their establishment and maintenance.

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