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Penningtons Manches LLP

9400 GARSINGTON ROAD, OXFORD BUSINESS PARK, OXFORD, OX4 2HN, ENGLAND
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Alison Talbot

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Penningtons Manches LLP

Work Department

Charities

Position

Head of the charities team - Alison specialises in charity law and governance as well as the formation of trusts and dealing with Charity Commission inquiries. She advises on charity structures and restructuring, trustee duties and charity schemes and orders. She has a particular interest in supporting charities through organisational change, disputes and distress situations. She also specialises in legacy management, advising finance departments on ways to generate income, assisting charities appointed as executors or beneficiaries of wills and managing legal and tax issues resulting from gifts to charities. Her client base is focused particularly on large national charities and the education sector and includes Oxford colleges, universities, academy schools, trusts and further education colleges.


Alison is a regular author and speaker at seminars and workshops on charity issues. She is also a CEDR accredited mediator with a keen focus on dispute resolution involving charities.

Career

Where trained: Parrott & Coales; Henmans LLP Partner from 2004; Blake Morgan LLP
Year qualified: 1998

Alison joined Penningtons Manches in 2016 from a leading regional law firm where she headed the charities team and had also been in charge of the education sector group.

Languages

English and French

Member

Memberships held: STEP diploma, Member of the Charity Law Association, CEDR accredited mediator

Current directorships: Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals Charitable Funds, Charityworks

Education

Main secondary school attended: Thornden School and Barton Peveril Sixth Form College

Universities and colleges attended: University of Exeter LLB Hons 1995; Oxford Institute of Legal Practice Dip LPC


South East: Public sector

Education

Within: Leading individuals

Alison Talbot - Penningtons Manches LLP

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