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Malcolm Lynch

Email: malcolm.lynch@wrigleys.co.uk

Telephone: 0113 204 5724

Office: Leeds

Department: Charities & Social Economy

Position: Partner

Areas of practice:

Malcolm advises a wide range of local, national and international charities, on charity law and relations with the Charity Commission, charity trading, fund raising, legal structures, mergers and governance. He also advises wider social economy companies including trading subsidiaries of charities, co-operative and employee owned enterprises, CIC's, co-housing, trade associations and other forms of mutual enterprise. Malcolm has been the adviser on a number of public share issues by social enterprises. Malcolm is a former chair of Ecology Building Society. He is recognised by the National Legal Directories, Legal 500 and Chambers as an expert in Charity Law.

"A dedicated charities lawyer who really knows the subject, and who also has a very charitable spirit - you need to be able to empathise, and Malcolm really can." - Chambers & Partners

Testimonials:

"very impressive" and provides "honest, straightforward and simple" advice (Chambers & Partners)

Professional memberships:

Charity Law Association, FRSA

Publications:

Social Investment and Other Financing Techniques For Voluntary Organisations

ESOPs, ECOPs and Employee Ownership - A Guide for Trade Unionists

18 Mar 2019

Schools and the provision of affordable housing

Assessing the implications of an absence of affordable housing for teachers, and considering how schools' surplus land could provide solutions.

15 Mar 2019

Can a failure to provide rest breaks under Working Time Regulations lead to personal injury damages?

Employers who refuse rest breaks may be liable for personal injury caused by the lack of breaks

12 Mar 2019

Teacher's suspension was not in breach of contract

Court of Appeal: employer had reasonable and proper cause to suspend pending investigation of allegations of unreasonable force against children