Sarah Rowley comments in The Times on whether the law can right charities' wrongs
On 21 February 2018, Sarah Rowley commented on the repuational damage that can be caused for charities such as Oxfam when crises occur, despite the distinction legally between the various "affiliated" national organisations. Read more below (subscription required to view full article).
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Automatic disqualification: the rules change on 1 August 2018
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Alan Kitcher joins Charles Russell Speechlys as Head of Trusts & Probate
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Charities’ wrongs – can the law remedy them?
Sarah Rowley was recently quoted in The Times in an article focussing on the Oxfam GB case in Haiti.