James Maloney

Senior Associate

James Maloney

Contact details

Accreditations

  • Legal 500

Career

James trained at Farrer & Co and qualified into the Charity and Community team in September 2005. Following qualification, James was seconded to the Science Museum, where he worked as the Museum's sole in-house lawyer.

Education

University of Manchester (BA English Language and Literature); College of Law, London (CPE and LPC)

Memberships

Charity Law Association

James Maloney, [who] is ‘easy to work with.’

Legal 500

James advises a broad range of charities and other organisations, including grant-making charities, museums, higher education institutions, faith-based organisations, sports governing bodies and livery companies. He gives advice on issues such as the formation and registration of new charities, charity mergers, constitutional matters, governance, fundraising and trading.

James is a regular member of CLA working parties responding to Charity Commission consultations, most recently on charities and investment (for which he acted as secretary) and on the advancement of amateur sport. He is a charity trustee and regularly speaks at conferences and seminars on issues affecting the sector.

James was recently quoted in an article in Third Sector on the absence of guidance on how charity law applies to sports clubs, as well as 

Who we help

James advises sponsors of new charities, directors, trustees and officers of existing charities and other not-for-profit bodies, as well as individuals and companies wishing to make charitable gifts or do business with charities.

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James advises a range of national governing bodies on structuring their charitable activities. He also advises charities working in the sports sector on charity law, including the formation and registration of new charities, charity mergers, constitutional matters, governance, fundraising and trading.

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James advises livery companies on their charitable activities, including the formation and registration of new charities, charity mergers, constitutional matters, governance, fundraising and trading. James has particular experience in relation to almshouse charities.

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