Partner and senior counsel, Bates Wells Braithwaite
Stephen Lloyd is partner and senior counsel at Bates Wells Braithwaite. He has been a partner at BWB since 1984, and has particular expertise in the interface between charities and trading.
He is author and presenter of numerous articles and seminars, and an adviser to CAF's Venturesome Investment Fund. He is a former chairman of the Charity Law Association, and current 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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More than half of the public think there are too many charities and want the sector to be rationalised, research carried out for the Charities Act review has shown.
Stephen Lloyd says the newly-launched Big Society Capital offers a welcome alternative to gift capital, but won't reduce giving.
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.
Quite frankly if the leadership team can't announce bad news they shouldn't be in the job. Where on earth did this idea come from?
The Charity Employees Benevolent Fund has established an advisory council to raise the profile of the fund.
The long-term effect of the Upper Tribunal’s judgment on public benefit and independent schools will be a “shrunken and cautious Charity Commission”, according to charity lawyer Stephen Lloyd.
Labour’s cunning plan to force public schools to prove they provide public benefit has failed, says Stephen Lloyd.
NCVO has set up a new group to lead an independent review of charity law, which will shadow the work of the government’s own review of the Charities Act 2006 due to start in November.