Alastair Keatinge

Alastair Keatinge

Alastair Keatinge is trustee at Edinburgh's Civic Trust - the Cockburn Association, and head of charities at law firm Lindsays WS.

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Implications of Scottish independence for UK charities

Alastair Keatinge explains what it will mean for charities if Scotland decides to break away from the UK.

Unauthorised trustee benefit

It is a fundamental principle of charity law that charity trustees cannot profit from their position as trustees. Emma Moody discusses.

A blind eye turned to governance

A well-known Scottish charity fell foul of the constitution when governance arrangements were overlooked. Alastair Keatinge surveys the damage.

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