Head of Charities
"Elizabeth Davis displays "an abundance of common
sense and turns round work quickly."
"Elizabeth Davis is an instrumental all-rounder whose
"clear approach, articulate manner and experience" impress sources.
She splits her time between Southampton and London, and has been
advising on the restructuring of the property portfolio of the
British Red Cross."
UK, A Client's Guide to the Legal Profession
"Elizabeth Davis, one of the most
renowned charity specialists nationally, leads the team. She is
acknowledged as a leading figure in commercial charity work and
specialises in joint ventures, mergers and restructuring.
" (Chambers UK, A Client’s Guide to the Legal
Elizabeth is a partner with an established
reputation as a charities specialist, and currently heads our
Charities group. She advises not-for-profit organisations and
charities on governance, trading, fundraising, corporate
structures, mergers and partnering ventures.
Elizabeth is appointed to the Charity
Commission's panel of Interim Managers and has held a number of
other public appointments. She served for many years as a member of
the Executive Committee of the Charity Law Association, and is
Honorary Solicitor of the Royal Naval Benevolent Trust. Elizabeth
is the author of the AVECO Essential Guide to Accountability,
co-author of the new edition of the Institute of Chartered
Secretaries Charities Handbook and gives lectures on charity law.
She is also the author of the first three chapters in the ICSA
Charities Handbook which was published on 17 April 2012.