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Bates Wells Braithwaite has been appointed to the London Universities Purchasing Consortium (LUPC) as a “one-stop-shop” provider across all legal services.
Mission-led business review recommends Government formally explores creation of 'benefit company' status >
In a report published yesterday, the advisory panel to the Cabinet Office’s Mission-led Business Review is recommending, amongst other interesting proposals, that the government explores the possibility of creating a new “benefit company” legal status in English law.
BWB are proud to have contributed to new faith-based publication 'What a difference faith makes', offering insight into faith-based charities.
BWB is delighted to have won 'Most Committed Company to the Sector' at Institute of Fundraising’s Awards 2016.
The Financial Times has listed BWB as “highly commended” in the category of Innovation in Technology and Data Analytics in its report on Most Innovative Law Firms 2016.
BWB is delighted to have been named ‘Advisory Provider of the Year’ last night at the Charity Times Awards 2016. BWB are the first organisation to ever receive the award in this brand new category, which recognises "excellence, innovation, commitment and overall dedication to the charity sector."
Bates Wells Braithwaite has topped Charity Finance’s table of leading legal advisors to the charity sector for the fourth consecutive year.
BWB is delighted to have been shortlisted for the STEP Private Client Awards 2016/17 , Private Client Legal Team of the Year.
The Stephen Lloyd Awards Committee today announced they are now open for entries to the 2016 Stephen Lloyd Awards. The aim of the awards, in line with Stephen’s own approach, is to help create success by finding and nurturing innovative ideas and projects that can lead to practical, sustainable social change. The awards committee is particularly interested in supporting ideas that address social problems at a systemic level.
BWB, ACEVO, BOND, CFG and DSC have briefed MPs urging them to table ten amendments to the Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Bill. The collective view of the group is that some of the powers in the Bill lack sufficient safeguards and threaten the independence of charities.
BWB’s Simon Steeden has been named in the 2015 Power Part Time List: a national roll call of the UK’s top 50 men and women who work in senior, business-critical roles, all on less than five days per week.
Rupert Earle and Rosamund McCarthy of Bates Wells Braithwaite and Helen Mountfield QC acted for Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust in JRCT’s appearance before the Divisional Court as an interested party in judicial review proceedings brought against the Charity Commission by CAGE Advocacy UK Ltd.
BWB's deputy managing partner and joint head of Charity, Philip Kirkpatrick, recently delivered the keynote address at the 2015 NCVO/BWB Trustee Conference, speaking about the state of the sector and putting "governance in context".