Recent projects for Barefoot Lawyer
Advised on the spin-out of a project from the Zoological Society of London. The project provides sustainable livelihoods for fishing communities in the Philippines, while recovering and re-using old fishing nets from the ocean.
Advised a family-owned business on their re-organisation, helping navigate between the various legal, tax and governance issues while ensuring that the diverse family interests were respected.
Helped re-design the governance of the League of Intrapreneurs, a transnational network growing a global learning community of social intrapreneurs who are creating sustainable development from within society’s most influential institutions.
Set up a new legal entity for Greaterthan, a consulting firm whose purpose is to build a more human future of work, including preparing a shareholders agreement and articles of association.
Created a new legal entity for The Library of Things, a for-purpose business that exists to make borrowing better than buying – socially and environmentally. Also advised on their subsequent successful investment equity raise.
Developed a bespoke legal framework for Dataswift,a company developing a platform for the exchange of personal data, for the public benefit. The framework is designed to balance and align the company’s social and entrepreneurial purposes. They subsequently raised £1.6m in equity.
I also offer:
- advice on employee ownership;
- strategic legal advice.