Alice O'Mahony
Associate Solicitor

Alice is an Associate Solicitor in the Charity & Social Enterprise Team. She advises on a wide range of charity, company and trust law matters and has particular expertise in working with faith-based organisations.

Alice is a member of Stone King’s specialist Charity Legacy Protection Team.

Alice joined Stone King in September 2016 as a Trainee Solicitor and qualified as a Solicitor in the Charity & Social Enterprise Team in September 2018.

Alice advises charities and social enterprises throughout every stage of their journey, including:

  • the establishment and registration of new charities;
  • changes of legal form (incorporations and conversions);
  • governance issues and regulatory compliance;
  • constitutional reviews; and
  • collaborations, mergers and wind-ups.

Alice is a member of Stone King’s specialist Faith Sector and enjoys working with a wide variety of faith-based organisations, providing advice that is sympathetic to the particular religious context and ethos of each client.

She also advises charities on their legacy income and how to maximise this in a way that is sensitive both to the needs of supporters and the Trustees’ duty to maximise their charity’s entitlement.

Alice delivers training as part of the firm’s Trustee Training Programme and bespoke training to individual clients.

Alice is a member of the Charity Law Association.

Alice studied Law and Sociology at Cardiff University, where she remained to complete the Legal Practice Course. During her time at university, Alice was involved with the Cerebra Legal Entitlements Research Project, a pro bono project concerned with the health and social care entitlements of children with disabilities.

Alice is a keen musician and enjoys playing the violin and singing. She also enjoys getting outdoors and exploring parkland and gardens.

Recent work highlights include:

  • Advising on the incorporations of Roman Catholic religious orders and Diocese, balancing civil law and canonical requirements;
  • Advising on the incorporations of almshouse charities, both by the establishment of corporate trustees and by full incorporation as charitable incorporated organisations; and
  • Advising an international religious organisation on the establishment of a new charity to expand its mission to the UK.

What our clients say

‘Their knowledge of the charity sector is excellent. We worked very closely with Tim Rutherford and Alice O’Mahony and they are a superb team.’

What our clients say

"We are very pleased with the work delivered by Stone King and it was a pleasure working with Alice. Overall it was an exemplary and impressive interaction throughout. I highly recommend their service"

Jacqueline McCouat

What our clients say

"Thank you very much for all your help in this. It has been, for us, a rather complex and confusing business and your advice has been invaluable in enabling us to understand the legal issues and to ensure we are ticking all the right boxes."

2019 Charity Client