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Filanthropia Consulting was established by Sarah Chiappini in 2015. Sarah has a wealth of knowledge and experience in assisting charities and not for profit organisations of various types and sizes, from large household named charities to small grass roots organisations. All services, as outlined on the home page, are provided by Sarah, via Filanthropia Consulting, in her capacity as a non-practising solicitor: please see the section headed “Regulatory” for further details in this regard.

MORE ABOUT SARAH CHIAPPINI

Current position:

Sarah practised as a solicitor for almost 19 years (until July 2013), specialising in charity law, trust law and certain aspects of company law and commercial law. Since leaving private practice, Sarah has been advising various charities and not for profit organisations as a non-practising solicitor on a consultancy basis. Sarah is a non-executive director of Taunina Limited (company number 8812064): the UK parent company of a South African based social enterprise and she was, until recently, a Trustee and the Honorary Secretary of the Friends of Pennthorpe (registered charity number 1069070). Sarah is a member of the Charity Law Association.

Career history:

Sarah qualified as a solicitor in 1994, after having completed her training contract at specialist Catholic charity law firm Witham Weld, now Pothecary Witham Weld. In 1997 Sarah joined the charities team at Paisner & Co (headed by Anne-Marie Piper, founder and former chair and secretary of the Charity Law Association). Upon Paisner's merger with Berwin Leighton in 2001, Sarah followed Anne- Marie to join the charities team as a senior solicitor at Farrer & Co. In 2006, after a short break from private practice following the birth of her second child, she joined the charities team at Charles Russell (now Charles Russell Speechlys), as a senior solicitor working primarily from their Guildford office. During her time in private practice Sarah participated in two Charity Law Association Working Parties; wrote regularly on charity law and related matters for both internal and external publications; and spoke regularly at charity law seminars and workshops.
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MORE ABOUT SARAH CHIAPPINI

Current position:

Sarah practised as a solicitor for almost 19 years (until July 2013), specialising in charity law, trust law and certain aspects of company law and commercial law. Since leaving private practice, Sarah has been advising various charities and not for profit organisations as a non-practising solicitor on a consultancy basis. Sarah is a non-executive director of Taunina Limited (company number 8812064): the UK parent company of a South African based social enterprise and she was, until recently, a Trustee and the Honorary Secretary of the Friends of Pennthorpe (registered charity number 1069070). Sarah is a member of the Charity Law Association.

Career history:

Sarah qualified as a solicitor in 1994, after having completed her training contract at specialist Catholic charity law firm Witham Weld, now Pothecary Witham Weld. In 1997 Sarah joined the charities team at Paisner & Co (headed by Anne-Marie Piper, founder and former chair and secretary of the Charity Law Association). Upon Paisner's merger with Berwin Leighton in 2001, Sarah followed Anne-Marie to join the charities team as a senior solicitor at Farrer & Co. In 2006, after a short break from private practice following the birth of her second child, she joined the charities team at Charles Russell (now Charles Russell Speechlys), as a senior solicitor working primarily from their Guildford office. During her time in private practice Sarah participated in two Charity Law Association Working Parties; wrote regularly on charity law and related matters for both internal and external publications; and spoke regularly at charity law seminars and workshops.
Filanthropia Consulting was established by Sarah Chiappini in 2015. Sarah has a wealth of knowledge and experience in assisting charities and not for profit organisations of various types and sizes, from large household named charities to small grass roots organisations. All services, as outlined on the home page, are provided by Sarah, via Filanthropia Consulting, in her capacity as a non-practising solicitor: please see the section headed “Regulatory” for further details in this regard.