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Shakespeare Martineau LLP

BRIDGEWAY HOUSE, BRIDGEWAY, STRATFORD-UPON-AVON, CV37 6YX, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01789 416 400
Fax:
Fax 01789 416 500
DX:
16202 STRATFORD UPON AVON
Email:
Web:
www.shma.co.uk

Rachel Gwynne

Tel:
Work 01789 416 408
Email:
Shakespeare Martineau LLP

Work Department

Construction

Position

Legal Director

Career

Rachel provides specialist corporate and governance advice and support to Registered Providers, charities and not-for-profit organisations.

She has a particular focus on large projects including corporate and group restructuring, governance reviews, collaborations, joint ventures, stock transfers and charitable conversions.

Rachel also has significant experience in advising on governance issues, regulatory matters and charity law requirements and provides strategic and operational support to Boards and Executive Teams.


West Midlands: Private client

Charities and not-for-profit

Within: Charities and not-for-profit

Shakespeare Martineau LLP  handles a range of work for charities is particularly strong in the education sector. Stratford-based Rachel Gwynne is a key figure and is an expert in corporate and governance matters. Claire Laird in the Solihull office is also a key figure and regularly advises trustees on their requirements and duties. Birmingham-based Anne Tromans  focuses on the establishment and ongoing administration of charites.

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West Midlands: Real estate

Social housing

Within: Social housing

Shakespeare Martineau LLP handles a range of work concerning housing association management. Louise Drew advised Bromford Housing Association on the conditional purchase of 107 affordable housing plots on a strategic redevelopment site, and in a separate deal, on the purchase of 59 plots in the redevelopment of a former Ministry of Defence site, structured with a “golden brick” provision. Rachel Gwynne, who joined the firm’s Stratford upon Avon office in April 2017 from Wright Hassall LLP, has expertise in charity law matters as applied to housing associations – in the same office, Paul Huggins advised Rooftop Housing Association on purchasing farmland for social development, and Emma Gamble has experience in dealing with head leases of sublet retirement schemes. Geraldine Haden retired.

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