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Stone King LLP, Tom Murdoch, London, ENGLAND

Tom Murdoch

Tel:
Work 020 7324 1750
Email:
Web:
www.stoneking.co.uk
Stone King LLP

Work Department

Charity and social enterprise.

Position

 

Tom acts for a wide variety of charities and social enterprises on diverse legal issues including: novel charitable purposes, spin-offs from the state, structural re-organisations, including governance reviews, amendment of royal charters, trading issues, charity campaigning, charity appeals, mergers and charities specialising in health and social care. 

Recent charity work includes:

  • acting for the Royal Society, the National Trust and English Heritage;
  • first registration of new charitable purposes Wikimedia UK (the organisation underlying Wikipedia) and local Healthwatch (local authority public health responsibilities);
  • closure of The Diana Princess of Wales Memorial Fund;
  • assisting DEFRA with the establishment of the Canal and Riverside Trust, the successor organisation in England and Wales to the British Waterways Board; and 
  • participating in both the NCVO’s and the Charity Law Association’s reviews of the Charities Act 2006 and the potential recognition of public benefit journalism as a charitable purpose.

Career

Trained at Stone King LLP; qualified 2010; partner at Stone King LLP 2005.

Education

St Bartholomew’s School, Newbury; York University; City University.

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