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Action Planning is pleased to offer all ACEVO members a free 30 minute telephone consultation on any legal issues affecting your charity (excluding employment, conveyancing and dispute resolution).  To make use of this offer, please contact David Kirby on 020 3920 8399 or at

David Kirby is a charity solicitor with more than ten years’ experience in the sector. He qualified as a solicitor in 2007 and shortly after joined the Charity Commission as a legal advisor. He then moved to Samaritans where he worked as Head of Governance & Legal. In 2016, David founded his own legal practice with the aim of providing access to high quality, specialist legal advice at affordable fees.  David is also an associate consultant at Action Planning, with access to the expertise and support of its wide network of charity sector professionals.

What is on offer

The legal advice helpline is available for advice across a wide range of areas including:

  • Incorporations, mergers and restructures
  • Constitutional reviews and amendments
  • Commercial and business issues
  • Governance and compliance matters
  • Contracts and procurement
  • Grant agreements and fundraising
  • Liaison with the Charity Commission and other regulators

Please contact David today to arrange your free consultation.

Contact details:

+44 (0) 20 3920 8399

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