• I am a corporate and governance lawyer providing advice to charities, housing associations, social enterprises and local authorities.

    My work includes mergers, corporate structures, collaborations and joint ventures, the set-up of diversified structures (including for development), strategic support to boards, charity vires, charitable conversions, company secretarial support and funding advice associated with corporate projects.

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    • Several mergers, including the formation of a group with 22,000 homes
    • The consolidation of three large housing association groups and associated commercial/subsidiary re-structure
    • Set-up of a new RP and trading arm for an ALMO (which was an unregistered parent)
    • Set-up of the first charitable non-registered housing association to receive large scale stock from a private registered provider
    • Advising on a corporate joint venture between a local authority and housing association to deliver a flexible rent model and drive income from market sales