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At Brabners LLP, team head Stephen Claus stands out for his ability to ‘find a way through the maze of charity regulations’. The ‘first-class’ team provides ‘clear, pragmatic and timely advice’ to charities and social enterprises, educational institutions and religious bodies. Associate Graeme Hughes is also recommended.

Manchester-based Chris Gee and Liverpool-based Chris King are the key figures at DWF, which is seeing an increasing shift to more international and offshore work. Clients include trustee companies, private banks, charitable trusts and individuals.

Graham Wood leads the ‘knowledgeable team’ at Kuit Steinart Levy LLP, which is noted for its ‘very strong charity law expertise’. Clients include the Stoller Charitable Trust and DanceSyndrome.

Pannone Corporate LLP’s cross-departmental charities and not-for-profit unit advises charitable and other social enterprise clients on a wide variety of issues. Steven Grant and Udo Pope are recommended.

Addleshaw Goddard LLP is skilled at handling mainstream charity law work in addition to advising charities on areas such as real estate, litigation and employment. Clients include the National Coal Mining Museum. Pervinder Kaur and Yorke Eaton are well regarded.

Michael Young is the key contact at Hibberts LLP, which acts for a number of charitable bodies.

Hill Dickinson LLP advises a broad range of charitable and not-for-profit organisations and social enterprises on issues such as governance, fundraising and group structuring. Mark Fitzgibbon is a key contact.

Paul Knight leads the cross-disciplinary team at Mills & Reeve LLP.

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