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Anna Moore

Anna Moore

Associate โ€“โ€“โ€“ London

Anna is an associate in Trowers & Hamlins' Housing and Regeneration department.

Anna specialises in providing corporate and regulatory advice to a registered providers of social housing, exempt and registered charities, public sector bodies and other not for profit organisations.  She has particular expertise in advising on governance and regulatory issues including:

• the formation of group structures, mergers and other options for collaboration between exempt or registered charities and between charities and other public sector or private sector bodies, including advising on transfer of engagements and amalgamations of registered societies, full or partial business transfers, parent subsidiary relationships and collaboration agreements;

• the procedures and processes for board decisions, charitable and non-charitable trading, dealing with conflict of interest issues , board member remuneration and implementation of new governance arrangements including overlapped board structures;

• the conversion of both charitable and non-charitable companies to registered societies and vice versa;

• intragroup agreements including grouping agreements and service level agreements;

• updating and amending constitutions, including the process of making and registering changes; and

• free school conversion of various independent schools, including due diligence review, obtaining the necessary Charity Commission consents and negotiating the commercial transfer agreement.

Anna sits on a standing committee of the Charity Law Association (CLA) responsible for reviewing and updating the CLA's model charity governing documents.

Anna previously worked for another leading specialist charity law firm where she specialised in charity governance with a particular focus on the education sector. Prior to her career in law, Anna worked within the energy sector in energy trading, renewable energy, carbon trading, and risk management.