Sam is a solicitor in Stone King’s Charity and Social Enterprise Team, having joined the firm in 2019. Prior to that, Sam worked in-house at not-for-profit organisations both in the UK and abroad. Sam is based in the Leeds office but splits his time between our Leeds and London offices.

Sam advises charities and social enterprises on a broad range of legal issues, from formation and registration to partnership working and fundraising. He has extensive experience advising on changes to legal form (incorporations and conversions) and assisting with constitutional reviews and updates (including making applications to the Charity Commission). Sam also advises on contentious work, including governance issues and regulatory compliance. Among Sam’s clients are charities and social enterprises that work across a broad range of areas, from health and education to culture and amateur sports clubs.  

Sam completed his Legal Practice Course at BPP Law School in Leeds, during which time he volunteered at a local charity to provide free legal advice to asylum seekers and refugees.

Sam is a keen sportsman, and in his spare time will often be found playing (or watching) all forms of sport.