Livia joined Bates Wells Braithwaite in 2019 as a solicitor in the Charity and Social Enterprise team.

Prior to joining Bates Wells, Livia completed her training contract at Stone King LLP. Livia has advised a wide range of charity clients on issues including charity formation, structures and registration, governance and intellectual property matters.

Examples of Recent Work

  • Advising on charity structures and registration of new charities
  • Advising on charity governance and amendments to the governing document
  • Advising on the setting up and use of trading subsidiaries by charities
  • Advising on assignment of charity IP
  • Reviewing charity policies

Qualifications and Career

  • University of Cambridge (Peterhouse), Law, 2011-2014
  • BPP, Legal Practice Course, 2014 – 2016
  • Paralegal, Charity & Social Enterprise and Employment teams, Stone King LLP, 2015 – 2017
  • Trainee Solicitor, Stone King LLP, 2017 – 2019
  • Admitted as a Solicitor, 2019

Pro Bono, Memberships and Appointments

  • Adviser at Waterloo Legal Advice Service