Geoff is a Partner in our Corporate team at the Bournemouth office of Lester Aldridge LLP.
Whether you are a charity, social enterprise or voluntary organisation, club or association, Geoff can advise you on all aspects of charity and company law. Geoff has a particular specialism in healthcare charities and care homes.
Geoff can support you right from the outset, setting up your organisation to ensure it has the optimised legal structure alongside the right governing document. Geoff can arrange registration with the Charity Commission and your on going regulatory requirements such as the sale or mortgaging of land; trustee duties and liabilities; fundraising; restructuring, mergers and collaborative working or winding up.
Geoff trained and worked as a company and commercial solicitor before joining the Charity Commission as an in-house lawyer in 2001. He became the head of the Legal Framework Function in the Taunton office of the Commission until 2005 when he joined our team.