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Gillespie Macandrew LLP

5 ATHOLL CRESCENT, EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND
Tel:
Work 0131 225 1677
Fax:
Fax 0131 225 4519
DX:
113 EDINBURGH-1
Email:
Web:
https://www.gillespiemacandrew.co.uk

Lianne Lodge

Tel:
Work 0131 260 7523
Email:
Web:
www.gillespiemacandrew.co.uk/
Gillespie Macandrew LLP

Work Department

Charities & Private Client

Position

Lianne is Head of Charities and Not For Profit and an Associate in the Private Client team.  Lianne leads on advising our clients on charity law, governance reviews and philanthropic giving. Lianne also has a special interest in advising elderly clients and their families on asset protection, succession planning and issues surrounding incapacity and is the co-author of the second edition of the legal textbook ‘The Elder Client - A Practical Guide’

Career

Pagan Osborne 2005-2014 (Associate 2011-2014); Gillespie Macandrew 2014 - present

Member

Solicitors for the Elderly
Affiliate Member of STEP

Education

University of Dundee (2000-2004 LLB (Hons)), University of Edinburgh (2004-2005 Dip LP)


Scotland: Private client

Charities and not-for-profit

Within: Charities and not-for-profit

Gillespie Macandrew LLP’s ‘pragmatic’ team leverages its credible corporate and commercial offerings to advise a wide range of prominent charities on the spectrum of structural and operational matters. It also handles contentious work. Clients include a number of military charities, social impact investment vehicles, and rural and landowning charitable organisations. The group is  assisting Poppyscotland with various issues, including the protection of its intellectual property, the assumption of other charitable funds, and its media relations. Christopher Smith continues to advise the Johnson & Johnson Corporate Citizenship Trust on the establishment of a $15m Social Impact fund. Legal director Lianne Lodge leads the practice, and has particular expertise in the establishment of Scottish charitable foundations and the relationship between landed charities with trading subsidiaries.

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