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Russell-Cooke LLP

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Andrew Studd

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Russell-Cooke LLP

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Charity and social business


Advises charities, social businesses and other not-for-profit organisations on the corporate and commercial aspects of their activities, including advice on charity law and governance restructuring and mergers, procurement and commercial contracts together with advice on intellectual property and data protection.


Trained Ashurst. Qualified 1995. Ashurst Morris Crisp (1993-2003); Bates, Wells & Braithwaite (2004-2008); Joined Russell-Cooke as partner (2008).

Trustee of data consortium, See Beyond Borders and the Russell-Cooke Benevolent fund.


Charity Law Association.


Radley College, Oxon; Southampton University (1990, Economics and Politics) University of Westminster (1991, Dip Law); College of Law (1992)

London: Private client

Charities and not-for-profit

Within: Leading individuals

Andrew Studd - Russell-Cooke LLP

Within: Charities and not-for-profit

Russell-Cooke LLP has a growing team with six partners and seven associates who work exclusively for charity clients under the leadership of Andrew Studd. Studd is particularly well known for his work with charities on mergers, re-organisations and trading arrangements. Chris Rowse was promoted to partner. Rowse’s clients include 'several household name’ charities as well as a number of smaller voluntary bodies. He led the firm’s work for the Normandy Memorial Trust which was awarded £20m to build a D-Day memorial in France. Andrew Small joined the team from Stone King LLP and is highly regarded for his experience of advising charities and other third sector bodies on various property issues. Small has particular experience of advising on the property issues that arise from charity mergers and acquisitions as well as on property issues for schools. Jane Klauber is recommended for her employment law advice to charities. James Sinclair Taylor is praised for his particular understanding of the workings of the Charity Commission.  The department acts for a number of well-known names such as the British Heart Foundation, the Youth Hostel Association, Action for Blind People, World Vision UK and World Wildlife Fund.

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