Partner and senior counsel, Bates Wells Braithwaite
Stephen Lloyd was a partner and senior counsel at Bates Wells Braithwaite. He died in August 2014. He had particular expertise in the interface between charities and trading.
He was an author and presenter of numerous articles and seminars, and an adviser to CAF's Venturesome Investment Fund. He was a former chairman of the Charity Law Association and chairman of CaSE, LifeHaus Plc and the Centre for Innovation in Voluntary Action.
Lloyd was instrumental in creating the Community Interest Company legal structure.
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Tributes have been pouring in today for charity lawyer Stephen Lloyd, who died in a boating accident in Wales on Wednesday.
The law firm Bates Wells Braithwaite is to launch an award in memory of Stephen Lloyd, its former senior partner who died in a holiday boating accident in August.
The government should bring forward a new ‘Charity and Social Economy Bill’ containing various measures to boost the social investment market, according to senior lawyers from Bates Wells & Braithwaite.
The tax relief cap announced by the Chancellor in the Budget is another attempt by HMRC to stop people claiming tax relief on donations to suspect charities overseas, charity tax experts are claiming.
Ian Allsop returned from holiday to find many in the sector already needled by Brooks Newmark. This article was written for Charity Finance magazine, which went to press before Newmark resigned as minister for civil society.
A proposal for a general power to make it easier for charities to participate in social investment has received broad support from sector representatives.