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Henry Day

| Call 2011

Profile: Charities

Experience and Expertise

Henry has experience of advising charities on a range of matters. Recent work has included advising a national charity on its obligations in relation to third party fund-raisers under the Charities Act 1992; advising a national charity on its fundraising practices (by reference to legislation, the Institute of Fundraising’s Code of Practice, the Public Fundraising Regulatory Association’s Rule Book and decisions of the FundRaising Standards Board); and advising on the duties of the trustees of a charitable company limited by guarantee.

Henry also has experience of the intersection of charities and pensions law, having been instructed by Barnardo’s in Barnardo’s & Ors v Buckinghamshire & Ors [2016] EWCA Civ 1064the charity’s appeal to the Court of Appeal concerning the use of the retail prices index for uprating benefits under its staff pension scheme.

During pupillage Henry gained observational experience of a variety of work relating to charities, including attending the final hearing of Independent Schools Council v Charity Commission for England and Wales [2012] Ch 214 (with Robert Pearce QC, Francesca Quint and Mark Mullen), concerning the charitable status of independent schools, and the hearing in the First-tier Tribunal (Charity) of an appeal against the Charity Commission’s order for a cy-pres scheme for a charitable trust (with Mark Mullen).

Henry Day
"Henry is a delight to work with and has a persuasive and digestible writing style. His advice is always pitched in exactly the right way."

Instructing Solicitor