Hannah joined Stone King in 2010 and is a senior associate in the Charity & Social Enterprise team. She qualified as a solicitor at a magic circle firm before deciding to focus on the charity sector, a decision influenced by a secondment at an international children’s charity.
Hannah acts for a wide variety of charities, CICs and other social enterprises, helping them with registrations, constitutional and governance issues and mergers and transfers. Increasingly Hannah is involved in reviewing and updating charities’ constitutions.
Hannah also has experience of collaborations and partnerships, grant arrangements, contracting for services other procurement issues as well as trading and structural matters. She is also heavily involved in the establishment of academies and free schools in both single model and in multi-academy trusts.
Hannah’s recent work includes establishing Youth United Foundation, a flag-ship organsiation about to receive £10m from the Department of Communities and Local Government and advising the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on the novel £1billion spin-off of British Waterways to an independent charity.
Outside work, Hannah volunteers for a children’s charity and is a director of a community interest company which operates a youth centre in East London. She is also a member of the Charity Law Association.
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