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Sarah Rowley

Senior Associate


Charities & Not-for-Profit


Commercial, Corporate

Sarah advises a wide range of charities and not for profit clients on charity law, corporate and commercial matters.

She is a regular speaker at our popular Trustee Training sessions and also speaks at external conferences and seminars, including as a guest speaker on the Charities Management MA course at St Mary's University London.

Sarah is a member of the Charity Law Association and has published articles in several charity sector publications and has first-hand experience working for a charity, as she spent the first two years of her professional life working for an international aid charity.

Sarah is admitted to practise in England and Wales.


  • Advising on a number of charity mergers and collaborations between charities and third parties both inside and outside the sector
  • helping founders to establish new charities and advising on the restructuring of existing charities and dealings with the Charity Commission as regulator
  • advising several large national “household name” charities (including some incorporated by Royal Charter) on a wide variety of issues including significant changes to their governing documents
  • advising independent schools on charity law matters and assisting schools converting to become Academy Trusts and Multi Academy Trusts