Rosie advises charities and not-for-profit organisations on charity law and commercial matters.
She deals with the formation and registration of new charities, the incorporation of existing charities and specific governance, regulatory and operational issues affecting charities such as constitutional changes and compliance, trustees’ duties, safeguarding, trading activities, grant-making and Charity Commission investigations.
Rosie also has a particular interest in assisting her clients with their contractual arrangements and negotiations, and has worked on charity mergers and joint ventures.
Rosie further specialises in data protection law and handles intellectual property matters, in particular trade mark registrations and licences, for her third sector clients.
She has considerable experience of liaising with the Charity Commission as well as other regulators (Companies House, the Information Commissioner’s Office and the United Kingdom Intellectual Property Office) and is a member of the Charity Law Association.