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  1. Charities and not-for-profit
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Leading individuals

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The ‘responsive and approachable’ team at Geldards LLP has ‘excellent sector knowledge’ and is the only firm in Wales with a standalone team purely focused on work in the area. The ‘well-informed and pragmatic’ Giselle Davies acts for the majority of the largest charities in Wales and beyond; she recently represented the National Botanic Garden of Wales in connection with the modernisation of its charitable objects. Other clients include Age Cymru, Arts Council for Wales, and National Library of Wales.

Acuity Legal Limited’s cross-disciplinary practice attracts praise for its ‘innovative and creative’ corporate and financing capabilities. The firm excels at work within the education sector for clients including Cardiff University. Rachelle Sellek is the main contact.

Blake Morgan LLP represents charities within the education, social housing and healthcare sectors and acts across a range of matters including corporate activity, governance, restructuring and contractual arrangements. Christopher Williams is the primary contact. Clients include St John Cymru and National Library of Wales.

Hugh James is singled out for its ability to combine strong knowledge across commercial contracts, property and employment issues, underpinned by ‘a deep understanding’ of charity law and its regulatory framework. The firm is particularly accomplished within the property sector and acts for an impressive cadre of housing associations and RSLs. Emma Burns heads the team.

At Hutchinson Thomas, the ‘excellent’ Huw Jones has vast experience acting for ecclesiastical clients on their property needs.

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