Claris D’cruz Ltd
Claris qualified as a Barrister in 1994 and has been practising as a charity lawyer for nearly 25 years. Claris worked 'at the coalface' as an in-house legal adviser for a registered charity and as a Charity Commission lawyer, and has been a charity lawyer in private practice for 20 years and was Head of Charities at a major Newcastle firm.
Claris chairs and speaks at conferences about charity law and practice issues for the voluntary sector, lawyers and other professionals.
Claris provide governance support and trustee training for small, medium and large charities. Through one initiative with a national charity 800+ local level trustees have been trained in their roles and responsibilities.