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Paul Almy

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Hunters incorporating May, May & Merrimans


Senior Partner, specialising in all aspects of charity law, and handles commercial and residential property, company/commercial matters and employment law matters.


Articled Hunters; Qualified 1982; Partner 1986; Senior partner 2011 to date.


Charity Law Association, City of Westminster and Holborn Law Society, Law Society Property Section, Pilotlight charity (business leader charity mentor).


Sherborne School; Warwick University (1978 LLB).

London: Private client

Charities and not-for-profit

Within: Charities and not-for-profit

Hunters incorporating May, May & MerrimansĀ Ā is an ā€˜established firm with strong ethical standards and a very loyal client base which is founded on its depth of expertise in this fieldā€™. Practice headĀ Paul AlmyĀ advises on all aspects of charity law with particular expertise in advising on commercial and residential property, company and commercial affairs and on employment matters for charity clients. Both Dominik OpalinskiĀ and Wilfrid Vernor-MilesĀ  are ā€˜highly knowledgeable and technically excellent with strong client skillsā€™. Opalinski has established niche expertise as a child protection adviser to numerous national and international clients many of whom are registered charities or NGOs. The skilled team acts for a broad range of charities, schools, sports clubs, humanitarian organisations, religious societies, staff associations, trade unions and many other not-for-profit organisations. It has substantial experience of handling complex matters with a cross-border or international dimension, with particular expertise in Africa.

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