Roger Waite

Senior associate | London

Client services contact Wendy Regan


Track record

NHS Charities Together

Advised NHS Charities Together for the past seven years on a range of legal matters relating to NHS Charities and their support for the NHS.

NHS Charities independence from Department of Health

Supported 10 NHS Charities through the process of restructuring to obtain independence from the Department of Health and setting up as new independent charities and provision of a wider range of governance, fundraising and technical advice to a number of NHS charities.


Provided extensive advice on governance, regulation and related matters to the RSPCA.

Charity Commission Statutory Inquiries

Advised a number of clients who were the subject of Charity Commission Statutory Inquiries, including an Interim Manager appointment, on their approach to the inquiries and related issues.

Royal British Legion

Helped lead the firm's work advising The Royal British Legion on its Branch Property Trust work.

British Red Cross Society

Worked on a range of charity and fundraising matters for the British Red Cross Society.

Strategic international advice

Provided strategic international advice to a number of multi-jurisdictional organisations including charities, private trusts, corporate trustees and non-profit organisations regarding their international operations and establishments.

Thalidomide Trust

Advised The Thalidomide Trust on charity law issues relating to its structure, governance and beneficiaries.


  • Roger is a regular speaker at meetings of NHS Charities Together delivering legal updates and training on a range of NHS and charity issues.