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Fiona Wharton

Email: fiona.wharton@wrigleys.co.uk

Telephone: 0191 206 4105

Office: Newcastle

Department: Charities & Social Economy

Position: Consultant

Areas of practice:

Fiona heads up the charities and social economy practice in Wrigleys' Newcastle office. Fiona advises charities and social enterprises on all aspects of charity and company law and governance, commercial arrangements, mergers and collaborative working, trading and fundraising. 

Areas of specialism include:

  • Public sector organisations, corporate bodies and individuals on their relationships with or involvement in charities.
  • Social housing clients and other exempt charities such as universities and academies on charity and governance issues.

Professional memberships:

Fiona is a trustee of Changing Lives and VONNE (Voluntary Organisations Network North East)

03 Jun 2020

Furlough scheme changes include 10 June cut-off date for staff who have not yet been furloughed

Government outlines changes to the Job Retention Scheme to take place between July and October 2020.

02 Jun 2020

Governance reviews for academy trusts

Wrigleys Solicitors and Satis Education partner up to provide a comprehensive service for academy trusts.

01 Jun 2020

Are right to rent checks a breach of human rights?

The Court of Appeal rule that the Right to Rent Scheme is not incompatible with the European Convention on Human Rights.