Alison Paines

Alison Paines


Recognized since 2009

London, United Kingdom

Practice Areas

Charities Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Charities Law
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Alison is a partner in the charities team.She has over 25 years of experience in advising charities and other non-profit bodies, and those who contract with or donate to them.Her clients include an eclectic mix of service providers, grant-makers, educational bodies, aid agencies and research institutes, as well as individual and corporate philanthropists.She advises on all aspects of charities’ activities but specialises in strategic and governance advice. She is particularly well known for her expertise on medical charities (especially those linked with the National Health Service), educational charities, charities associated with government and international charity issues.Alison is well used to negotiating for clients with the Charity Commission and other regulators.She is the past Chairman of the Charity Law Association and the current Chair of Governors at a leading school.

  • 20 Old Bailey
    London EC4M 7AN
    United Kingdom

Headquarters: New York, New York

21 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

5 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Charities Law
Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:
  • Charities Law, London, United Kingdom (2017)
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in United Kingdom 2023 for work in:
  • Charities Law

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