Roger Waite

Senior associate | London

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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.