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Leeds: 0113 244 6100

Sheffield: 0114 267 5588

FOLLOW WRIGLEYS:

Laura Moss

Email: laura.moss@wrigleys.co.uk

Telephone: 0113 204 1145

Office: Leeds

Department: Charities

Position: Solicitor

Areas of practice:

Laura advises on a wide range of third sector matters and works with charities, social enterprises, housing entities, local authorities and community groups. 

Areas of specialism include:
• Charity law and governance: establishing new charities, merging existing ones and advising on charitable investment, constitutional changes, trustee duties and vires issues.
• Community benefit societies (formerly known as industrial and provident societies): registrations, constitutional amendments, mergers, transfers of engagements and conversions to/from companies.
• Social housing: cohousing, housing associations and regulation by the Homes & Communities Agency.

Laura is a Director of the UK Cohousing Network

Professional memberships:

  • Charity Law Association
  • Laura is a Dementia Friend

 

12 Dec 2018

Enfranchisement reform - implications for community-led housing

We look at the impact of proposed changes to enfranchisement law – community-led housing (CLH) groups should respond before 7 January 2019.

30 Nov 2018

Will a refusal to offer a trial period make a redundancy dismissal unfair?

Yes, the refusal of a contractual right to a four week trial period in an alternative role is very likely to lead to an unfair dismissal (EAT).

30 Nov 2018

Can an employee be dismissed for incapability if their contract provides long-term disability benefits?

Incapability dismissal may be unfair and discriminatory if employee is contractually entitled to income when incapacitated by permanent disability.