Francesca Quint  - Radcliffe Chambers
Francesca Quint
Areas of practice:
  • Real Estate & Property Law
Radcliffe Chambers

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"Although not a silk, Quint is probably the most renowned charity practitioner at the Bar and is the toast of instructing solicitors" - Chambers Guide 2009.

Francesca Quint is a leading junior in the charity law field and has an impressive profile in other private client and contentious trusts work and is a natural choice for clients needing specialist advice.

In addition to accepting work from solicitors and other professionals, Francesca can accept direct instructions in charity matters under the Bar Council's Public Access Scheme.

Francesca worked at the Charity Commission until 1989, rising to Deputy Commissioner in 1984. Her practice covers private client work (including capital taxation) as well as charities, and she has advised several bodies which set up millennium projects, such as the Odyssey project in Belfast and the Eden Project in Cornwall.

Francesca is a qualified mediator and is an active member of the Council of the Statute Law Society and supporter of Clarity. She drew up the model governing documents for charities which are published by the Charity Law Association. Apart from editing the Charities volume of Butterworths' Encyclopaedia of Forms & Precedents (5th edition 1987, last reissued in 2001), her other publications include 'Running a Charity' (Jordans) and numerous articles for the 'Charity Law & Practice Review' and 'Charity Finance'. She is also one of the four editors of 'Charities: The Law & Practice' (loose-leaf, Sweet & Maxwell).

Francesca was one of the experts involved in the consultation process for the Charities Act, and recent speaking engagements have included addressing STEP and others on the Bill and other topics.

Francesca has appeared in several reported cases in charity law and the law of education.

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