Solicitor

Experience

Tamsin has experience in establishing new charities and social enterprises, charity incorporations, restructuring and mergers. She also advises charities and social enterprises on company, charity and commercial law, and trustees on regulatory and governance matters.

Examples of recent work

  • Legal review of the Institute of Fundraising new Code of Conduct and Legal Guidance
  • Researching new legal developments and building knowhow in the following areas:
  • Future of co-operatives and community benefit societies
  • Public charitable collections  
  • Relationships with commercial entities
  • The Charitable Incorporated Organisation     
  • Jordans Charities Administration Service
  • Bates Wells Braithwaite quarterly client newsletter

Qualifications and career

  • University of Durham, French and Italian, 2004
  • Worked as a business English teacher in Paris
  • College of Law, Guildford, Post-graduate Diploma in Law, 2005
  • College of Law, London, Legal Practice Course, 2006
  • Trainee solicitor at Bates Wells Braithwaite, 2006
  • Admitted as a solicitor in 2008

Pro bono, memberships and appointments

  • Pro bono adviser to two charities, one arts organisation in London and one care charity based in Hampshire