Liz Bowes-Smith

Liz Bowes-Smith

As an Associate at Edward Connor Solicitors, Liz advises churches and Christian organisations primarily on governance issues.

Jane Whitfield

Jane Whitfield

Jane joined ECS in September 2021, having previously been a partner of a law firm in Reading, where she was the Head of Trusts and Charities. Jane qualified as a solicitor in 2000 and has spent all of her time since then in Private Client and charity law work, giving her breadth and depth of … Read more …

Claire Thompson

Claire Thompson

Claire is part of the Charities team which specialises in advising churches and Christian organisations on governance and constitutional matters.

Lynda Wilson

Lynda Wilson

Lynda is a solicitor in the Charities team. She specialises in advising churches and Christian organisations on charity law matters, including advice on governance and constitutional issues, Charity Commission requirements, trustee duties and how churches can become CIOs. Lynda trained as a solicitor with city law firm, Allen & Overy, and worked there after qualification … Read more …

Lynn Cadman

Lynn Cadman

Lynn is part of the Charities team and specialises in advising churches and Christian organisations on their governance and constitutional matters, particularly focusing on helping churches become CIOs.

Lily Brewster

Lily is part of the Charities team which specialises in advising churches and Christian organisations on their governance and constitutional matters, particularly focusing on helping churches become CIOs. She acts as the paralegal for the team and also helps to run the FIEC Practical Advice Line. Lily joined FIEC Practical Services in 2017 to act … Read more …

Rosie Hopkins

Rosie is part of the Charities team and specialises in advising churches and Christian organisations on their governance and constitutional matters, particularly focusing on helping churches become CIOs.

Caroline Eade

Caroline leads our Charities team which specialises in Christian organisations and churches, on charity law and regulation, including governance and constitutional matters.