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66 LINCOLN'S INN FIELDS, LONDON, WC2A 3LH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 3375 7000
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Fax 020 3375 7001
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32 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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Web:
www.farrer.co.uk

Philip Reed

Tel:
Work 020 3375 7112
Email:
Web:
www.farrer.co.uk/people/Philip-Reed/
Farrer & Co

Work Department

Charity

Position

Philip advises charity and not-for-profit clients on a wide range of charity law and related issues.  This includes governance and strategic matters, mergers and restructuring, establishment and registration, trading and their relationship with non-charitable subsidiaries, tax, fundraising and regulatory issues.

Career

Philip trained at Clifford Chance LLP, spending time in both the London and Moscow offices and also on secondment to a not-for-profit client. He then worked in the Charities team at Veale Wasbrough Vizards LLP before joining Farrer & Co in Spring 2015. Philip is a trustee of a heritage charity in east London.

Member

Charity Law Association

Education

University of Cambridge (Trinity Hall), BA(Hons) and MA Archaeology & Anthropology; University of Durham (Ustinov College), MA Archaeology; Graduate Diploma in Law; Legal Practice Course.


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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