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Solicitors For Charities & Schools

Home to one of the largest Charity law & Education teams in Reading and the Thames Valley, our specialist solicitors are experienced in advising national and local charities; universities, schools, colleges and student unions; charitable trusts, charitable incorporated organisations (CIOs), companies limited by guarantee, community interest companies (CICs), social enterprises and philanthropists, as well as trustees and governors.

Why Choose Us?

LEADING REPUTATION

We are widely acknowledged as one of the Thames Valley’s leading and most established firms of solicitors advising charities, schools and other education providers, with conveniently located offices in Reading, Henley-on-Thames and London.

APPROACHABLE SERVICE

Listening carefully to our clients’ needs and aims, we are committed to providing clear, practical, focused and effective legal advice, a responsive and highly personal service and, crucially, value for money.

EXPERTISE AND EXPERIENCE

Having acted for charities and education providers for several decades, you can trust in our significant expertise and experience.

RELATIONSHIPS WITH OTHER ADVISERS

Our established relationships and experience in working with other leading firms can help to minimise the likelihood and impact of any unforeseen issues or costly delays.

A JOINED UP APPROACH

We provide a comprehensive range of legal services to charities, education providers and not for profit organisations, allowing you to manage your needs effectively using a single law firm.

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Our Team

For expert legal advice for Solicitors For Charities & Schools call our dedicated team
Reading 0118 951 6800 or Henley-on-Thames 01491 572 323

Nick Burrows

Nick Burrows

Partner, Charity & Commercial Law

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Tim Clark

Tim Clark

Joint Managing Partner, Employment Law

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John Dingle

John Dingle

Partner, Commercial Property Law

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Sue Dowling

Sue Dowling

Partner, Employment Law & Venue Licensing

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Jane Gunnell

Jane Gunnell

Partner, Commercial Property Law

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Karen Jones

Karen Jones

Partner, Planning & Environmental Law

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David Murray

David Murray

Partner, Dispute Resolution & Insolvency

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Katja Wigham

Katja Wigham

Partner, Commercial Property Law

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Who we work with

“Particularly skilled at advising charities and one of the key firms providing education law services in the Thames Valley area.”

“We have always received a professional and focused advice across a wide range of legal matters. We are impressed with the consistency of the quality provided by all the teams we have had services from.”

“The Oratory Schools Association has worked closely with Blandy & Blandy not only on human resource issues such as disciplinary proceedings and contractual disputes, but also on business contracts and land and property transactions. Of particular note, Blandy & Blandy advised the Association during the complex negotiations which led to the sale in late 2019 of The Oratory Prep School. Throughout, the team from Blandy's were highly professional and thorough. In addition, they ensured that we fully understood the complexities involved and then worked very effectively with us to achieve the desired aim in the required timescale. We would recommend Blandy & Blandy without reservation.”

“Blandy & Blandy has advised us on matters ranging from quick checks regarding tricky legislation to detailed advice regarding employment matters and consultations. They always provide us with prompt, thorough and valuable advice.”

“We have used Blandy and Blandy for over 15 years for a range of legal support, including employment, commercial, charity and governance. We have been very happy with the support received, in particular the quality of advice we receive and the relationship we have built over the years with key lawyers, their responsiveness and ability to understand our needs.”

“We have always felt confident in their understanding of our needs and expectations.”

“The team at Blandy & Blandy guided the trustees of Daisy’s Dream expertly through the transition to becoming a CIO. They provided practical advice and support throughout the entire process and we would have no hesitation in recommending them to other charities considering engaging with the team.”

“The Abbey is grateful for the continued support of Blandy & Blandy for professional services in particular relating to employment, property and planning law. We would be happy to recommend them to others.”

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