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Twenty-Fifth CLA Annual Conference

Thursday, 3rd October 2019
at Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9AG

Conference programme


Welcome from Nicola Evans, the Charity Law Association Chair and introductions from the Conference co-chairs
Keynote speech – Simon Gillespie of the British Heart Foundation
The Charity Commission’s Strategy 2018-2023 – Rebecca Fry, Head of Legal Policy at the Charity Commission
Transgender inclusion, charity law and related legal issues – Mindy Jhittay, Bates Wells
Coffee break

Perspectives on the Oxfam Inquiry Report – Andrew Purkis, trustee and former chair of ActionAid, Matthew Smith, Maitland Chambers and Alison Talbot, Winckworth Sherwood
Review from Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales – Simon Macintosh, Turcan Connell, Jenny Ebbage, Edwards & Co and Eve Piffaretti, Blake Morgan


Review of the recommendations of the NCVO Charity Tax Commission – Richard Bray, Vice-Chair of Charity Tax Group and Regulatory and Taxes Manager at Cancer Research
Charity trading subsidiaries: Managing the legal and accounting issues that arise – Neil Burton, Mills & Reeve and James Cross, Kingston Smith
Legal and cases update – Jacqui Lazare, Royd Withy King and Tom Dumont QC, Radcliffe Chambers

Closing remarks
End: 4.00pm




Unlimited available
Charity Organisation CLA Conference Attendee£95.00For conference delegates who belong to a charity organisation.
Unlimited available
Company Organisation CLA Conference Attendee£195.00For conference attendees who are from a company.