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Partner and Solicitor

Amy Laver

“In the main, all parties in corporate and non-contentious charity matters are seeking the same ultimate goal, whether it be buying or selling a business or registering a new charity. My role is to assist our clients in achieving that with the minimum of fuss and on the best terms possible.”

Amy is a partner and solicitor who trained with Tozers before qualifying, working with corporate, charity and school clients. With over 10 years post qualification experience, Amy has specialist charity law knowledge with a particular interest in safeguarding matters for schools and charity clients.

Amy is well positioned to advise on all aspects of corporate work for charities, schools and companies, including mergers and collaborations, incorporations and conversions. She has a strong track record and focus relating to corporate transactions and governance across those sectors.

Centered on making things simple for clients whilst adding value through her sector specific knowledge, Amy always has the best outcome for clients in mind.

Amy qualified as a solicitor in 2011 and is mentioned in a testimonial for Legal 500’s review of the team’s services as “A true professional, conscientious and has a keen eye for detail”.

Chambers and Partners 2021 guide also ranks Amy as an Associate to Watch, saying she "deals with the full spectrum of corporate and M&A work and regularly acts for companies as well as schools and charities." with a client review citing "She is very sensible and very pragmatic.".

Naomi Griffith

Your Thoughts

Testimonials

“"Thanks so much for all your help over the past few months, we certainly couldn’t have done it without you. Hopefully we’ll work together again sometime, I’ve really appreciated your no-nonsense approach and sense of humour!"”

Naomi Griffith

Onion Collective

Company & Industry

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Updated guidance on trustee meetings from the Charity Commission

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Following the lapse of the emergency measures introduced by the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020, the Charity Commission has issued updated guidance explaining their approach to charities who are experiencing difficulties holding face to face meetings as a result of the ongoing Coronavirus restrictions.

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Why your charity's risk register should include governance

Posted on 09th March 2021 in Charities and Social Enterprise

Kids Company has made the headlines again following the judgment of Mrs Justice Falk in the action brought by the Official Receiver against the trustees of the charity under the Disqualification of Directors Act 1986.  It’s a long and detailed judgment which we will not review in this insight, but it has brought, again, into sharp focus the role of trustees within a charity or not for profit organisation and the essential need for good governance.

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Amy Laver

Partner and Solicitor