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Laetitia Ransley

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Work 020 3375 7152
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www.farrer.co.uk/people/Laetitia-Ransley/
Farrer & Co

Work Department

Charity

Position

Laetitia advises charities, philanthropists and not-for-profit organisations on a broad range of issues, including the formation and registration of new charities, governance and constitutional matters, tax, fundraising and the management of charitable assets. In early 2013, Laetitia spent four months in-house with a leading Higher Education Institution, during which her work included advising on the management of trusts and endowment funds. Laetitia is a charity trustee and a member of the Charity Law Association. In May 2015 Laetitia was named as one of Charity Finance's Top 25 Rising Stars in the charity sector.

Career

Laetitia joined Farrer & Co as a trainee solicitor in 2011 and qualified into the Charity & Community team in 2013.

Member

Charity Law Association

Education

University of Oxford (Balliol College), BA (Hons) English Language and Literature; University of Law, LLB.


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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