Senior Paralegal

Experience

Natalie supports the Social Finance team and wider Charity and Social Enterprise department on a range of matters, including the establishment of entities and registration with regulatory bodies, mergers, financing transactions and regulatory investigations. Natalie has assisted senior colleagues with the development of the legal requirements for B Corps in the UK, and supports the team at B Lab (UK) and B Lab (UK) Policy Council meetings. Natalie has contributed to the development of the European Social Enterprise Law Association (ESELA) and through engaging with leading stakeholders and practitioners, has gained practical insight into social enterprise policy developments across Europe.

Examples of Recent Work

  • Advising on charity formation and registration
  • Advising on constitutional, governance and regulatory issues
  • Advising on financing transactions
  • Advising international companies on their philanthropy activity
  • Advising on community investment offers
  • Representing BWB and supporting the boards of various clients and BWB-allied organisations

Qualifications and Career

  • Durham University, LLB Law (2014)
  • Paralegal, BWB (2015)
  • Senior Paralegal, BWB (2016)

Pro Bono, Memberships and Appointments

  • Company Secretary of European Social Enterprise Law Association (present)
  • Mentor at Jack Petchey Academy via Reachout Academy Programme (present)
  • BWB Schools Outreach project leader (present)
  • Volunteer at South London Law Centre (present)
  • Member of Freedom from Torture pro bono project (2012-2014)
  • Secretary of Durham University English Law Students Association (2013-2014)
  • Volunteer Legal Adviser at Toynbee Hall Legal Advice Centre and Southwark Law Centre (2013)