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Shoosmiths become corporate partners of the Institute of Legacy Management

National law firm Shoosmiths has become the newest corporate partner of the Institute of Legacy Management (ILM).

The ILM is the membership body for legacy professionals responsible for the administration of donors' final gifts to charitable organisations. Established in 1999, it provides a network of support and dedicated training services.

Shoosmiths' charities practice is headed by Angela Bowman, recognised as a leading expert in the charity legacy sector. Angela has acted for a large number of leading national charities in connection with contested legacy cases, including Cancer Research UK, RSPCA, British Heart Foundation, Kidney Research UK, Macmillan Cancer Support and Save the Children.

Angela said:

"We are delighted to be joining ILM, as corporate partners. This reflects Shoosmiths' commitment to the charity sector and the specialist expertise of individual members of our team. The ILM's vision is to ensure that every donor's charitable legacy achieves its greatest potential. Our team's objective is to help put that vision into practice in every charity case on which we are instructed."

The charities team at Shoosmiths provides concise and cost effective solutions to most issues faced by charities and has particular specialist expertise in the areas of legacy administration, contested legacies, property, intellectual property, employment and pensions work

For more information, contact Angela Bowman, National Head of Shoosmiths' Charities Practice, on 03700 86 8244 or by email at [email protected]


This information is for educational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. It is recommended that specific professional advice is sought before acting on any of the information given. © Shoosmiths LLP 2022.


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