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Sheffield: 0114 267 5588


Godfrey Smallman


Telephone: 0114 267 5594

Office: Sheffield

Department: Charities & Social Economy

Position: Consultant

Areas of practice:

Godfrey is a charity specialist whose charity client portfolio includes a number of ancient and well known grant making foundations, particularly in the North of England.

His special interest is in the grant making field, particularly in relation to education and religious charities.

Godfrey is also a charity trustee and advises on ecclesiastical legal matters.

Professional memberships:

  • Charity Law Association
  • Ecclesiastical Law Society
  • Godfrey is a Dementia Friend

22 May 2019

Update on how retirement complexes' event fees could affect community-led housing groups

An event fee is a charge made by a landlord on the occurrence of a specified event, for instance, if a tenant sells its lease.

17 May 2019

Severance payments and the academy trust: what you need to know - PART 1

An agreed exit for school staff via a settlement agreement may be trickier than you think…

16 May 2019

Succession planning for diversification projects and land with development 'hope' value

The range of options available, and the importance of acting early with professional input