Roger is a senior associate in the charities team.He works with all types of charities, foundations and non-profits on charity law, governance, fundraising and regulatory matters.
He has advised a range of charities on their formation, restructurings, commercial and fundraising agreements, grant-making, international operations and regulatory engagement with the Charity Commission and HMRC.
Roger is listed as a Rising Star for Charities in the Legal 500 2022 and as an Associate to Watch in Chambers & Partners 2022.
He has particular expertise with charities who support the NHS having acted for NHS Charities Together for seven years as well as working for a large number of individual NHS charities.
Roger also has wide experience of philanthropy and has worked on the formation and operation of a number of significant grant-making charitable foundations and has provided advice to individual philanthropists on their work with charities and non-profits.
Roger can also provide advice on individual charitable giving, including advice on Gift Aid and other tax issues related to personal philanthropy.
He has also advised a range of commercial organisations on their charitable giving, philanthropy and their own charitable foundations.
Roger Waite stands out for being accessible and comprehensible. Roger and the team are also very personable.
He is an exceptionally responsive and supportive lawyer who takes on board our needs and timescales readily.
Roger Waite particularly is outstandingly responsive and practical in his outlook.