Virginia Henley > HCR Hewitsons > Central England, England > Lawyer Profile

HCR Hewitsons
Lancaster House
Nunn Mills Road

Work Department

Charities; Education




Virginia specialises in advising charities, universities and schools, and a wide range of not-for-profit organisations on the core legal, regulatory and governance issues they face.She has also run her own successful business. Virginia is a member of the Charity Law Association and has an active interest in the development of the sector. She is a school governor and a trustee.


Virginia graduated in Law at Cambridge University and has a Masters degree in Pre-Raphaelite Art and Literature from Oxford University.

Lawyer Rankings

East Midlands > Private client > Charities and not-for-profit

(Leading individuals)

Virginia Henley  – HCR Hewitsons

Recognised for its breadth of expertise across the full spectrum of charity law, HCR Hewitsons‘ lead lawyer, Virginia Henley , also has a special interest in Almshouses, community interest companies and Oxbridge colleges. Key areas of instructions include charity governance, trading and fundraising, registrations and incorporations.

London > Private client > Charities and not-for-profit

Virginia Henley leads a strong education and charities practice at HCR Hewitsons that advises many charities on a wide array of matters from initial registration to growth and mergers. Henley is a member of the Interim Manager panel of the Charity Commission. Clients range from charities of all sizes (including Almshouses) to community interest companies and Oxbridge colleges.