Shivaji Shiva

Shivaji Shiva

Senior Associate

Shivaji Shiva has over ten years' experience in the charity sector and is currently senior associate specialising in charities at Anthony Collins solicitors. Previously he has been head of charities and social enterprise at Michelmores Solicitors and a solicitor at Russell-Cooke.

He is also an active member and former Secretary of the Charity Law Association. 

 

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The Law Commission and social investment

Shivaji Shiva looks at the Law Commission's consultation on social investment by charities.

State Aid exemptions revised

Shivaji Shiva reminds organisations applying for funding from a public body to be aware of the revised exemptions under European Commission State Aid rules.

An owl cared for by the North Wales Bird Trust

Shivaji Shiva provides an overview of noteworthy charity legal cases and their implications for the sector.

Passionate views that create a boardroom chasm

Shivaji Shiva outlines a recent dispute that highlights the legal complications for charities dependent on specific beliefs.

Catholic Care is not the only fruit

While the Catholic Care case captured all the headlines, the Equality Act exemptions also have other implications, such as for use of buildings, as Shivaji Shiva and Sarah Hayes explain.

Understanding the Public Services (Social Value) Act

Shivaji Shiva summarises the key points of the Public Services (Social Value) Act.

Incorporation: the advantages and disadvantages

The challenging economic climate has prompted many trustees to review their charity's financial position and thus poses the question: is it beneficial to establish the charity as a company in order to fall under the protection of limited liability?

Keeping the faith

Shivaji Shiva looks at governance issues in faith organisations. The first case to be heard by the Charity Tribunal was initiated earlier this year by a former trustee of Sivayogam, a Hindu charity that runs temples in Tooting and Wembley.

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