Ann Phillips

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Ann Phillips
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Charity & Social Enterprise Team

Ann Phillips is Chairman of Stone King.

Her work encompasses all varieties of charity and social enterprise structures, advice on constitutional and governance issues, mergers and restructuring, trading and commercial relationships, dealings with the Charity Commission and other regulators and international operation and arrangements. She also has considerable experience of military charities, as well as heritage and fine arts organisations and endowed charities of all kinds, many of long establishment, including Royal Charter charities.

Ann completed a successful term of office as Chairman of the Charity Law Association (2011 to 2014), having previously served as Deputy Chairman.  Ann is also a Trustee of Creativity Culture & Education, a charity established by the Arts Council in order to conduct the creative learning programme with primary schools.

Ann is a regular contributor of articles to the charities press and a frequent speaker on charity matters.

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    Recent testimonials

    Sources describe her as "very knowledgeable and practical" and "a main name in charity law" and a "serious figure in the sector," who garners considerable respect from peers.

    Chambers - 2016

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    Recent testimonials

    Clients are equally impressed with the "thorough and comprehensive" advice she provides on complex charity law matters: "She has striven to understand our business and has acted as an effective conduit, connecting us with the right people in the team to advise us on various issues."

    Chambers - 2015

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    Recent testimonials

    Ann Phillips is described as "lucid not only on paper but also in person". An "authoritative market presence"

    Chambers - 2014

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    Recent testimonials

    Ann Phillips is held by commentators to be "clearly one of the leading practitioners in charity law in the UK." Her clients "really value the help and advice she's given us, both nationally and locally - she's always keen to help and assist."

    Chambers - 2013

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