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Neil Burton
Neil Burton

Neil Burton , Mills & Reeve LLP

Partner / Equivalent
Head of Charities
  • Cambridge, England
  • London, England
Not for profit / charities, Corporate (general), Education, M&A deals (mid-market), Corporate governance

I am a corporate and commercial lawyer as well as a Notary Public. In addition, I head up Mills & Reeve’s charity sector practice and manage the firm’s work in the Middle East.

Working with our 250 charity and university clients, I have particular experience in mergers and restructures, trading and commercial activities, charity law and governance issues.

I also have specialist expertise in the niche area of Lloyd’s of London limited liability vehicles, having led on over 200 Lloyd’s corporate transactions.

Clients Advised (current / recent)

  • Royal Shakespeare Company.
  • Wellcome Trust.
  • Royal Society of Chemistry.
  • British Counsel.
  • Imperial College, London.

Work Types

Charity law and regulation

Charity governance


Innovative fundraising

International trading



Social finance

Social enterprise

Higher education