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James Maloney

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Farrer & Co

Work Department

Charity

Position

James advises a broad range of charities and other organisations, including grant-making charities, museums, higher education institutions, faith-based organisations, sports governing bodies and livery companies. He gives advice on issues such as the formation and registration of new charities, charity mergers, constitutional matters, governance, fundraising and trading.

James is a regular member of CLA working parties responding to Charity Commission consultations, most recently on charities and investment (for which he acted as secretary) and on the advancement of amateur sport. He is a charity trustee and regularly speaks at conferences and seminars on issues affecting the sector.

Career

James trained at Farrer & Co and qualified into the Charity and Community team in September 2005. Following qualification, James was seconded to the Science Museum, where he worked as the Museum's sole in-house lawyer.

Member

Charity Law Association

Education

University of Manchester (BA English Language and Literature); College of Law, London (CPE and LPC)


London: Private client

Charities and not-for-profit

Within: Charities and not-for-profit

Farrer & Co  fields a ‘very responsive team that provides clear advice and guidance’. It is a ‘good all-round and solid team that always has someone available to assist who is a safe pair of hands’. The ‘excellentAnne-Marie Piper heads the team, which includes the ‘very professional and approachableJames Carleton, who is ‘experienced and pragmatic’; Elizabeth Jones, whose ‘response times are always quick and clients feel that the advice is realistic in terms of tailoring the advice to ensure that it is commercially viable'; 'superb' newly promoted partner James Maloney; and Sam MacDonald, who advises charities and other not-for-profit institutions on all aspects of UK charity law and related tax law. Another key member of the team is Julian Smith who advises a wide range of foundations and functional charities including those organisations that have been established by statute or by Royal charter. At associate level Laetitia Ransley  is ‘extremely professional and thorough. She provides clear and concise yet comprehensive advice’. Philip Reed  is also ‘effective and personable’. The ‘strong’ team continues to advise Leonard Cheshire Disability (a major international disability charity) on a wide range of issues. In other key matters it advised on the establishment of the London Emergencies Trusts. This is a charity that was established to help victims of terror attacks and other emergencies in London.

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