Law firms plan a Charity Act boom

Two law firms have expanded their charity practices and opened offices in Cambridge in a bid to pick up business arising from the Charities Act.

Stone King and Charles Russell expect to recruit business from independent schools and colleges seeking to prove they provide a public benefit.

"The act has put the cat among the pigeons, not least around the need for independent institutions to demonstrate public benefit," said Michael Scott, a partner at Charles Russell.

Michael King, head of charity at Stone King, said independent schools were now waking up to the act.

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