Anne-Marie Piper heads the Charities Group at law firm Farrer & Co. Her job involves acting for sponsors of new charities, directors, trustees and officers of existing charities and other not-for-profit bodies, as well as individuals and companies wishing to make charitable gifts or do business with charities. She is also well known for her handling of Charity Commission investigations and complex mergers and re-organisation of charities and their subsidiary and related entities. Founder, former secretary and chairman of the Charity Law Association, Anne-Marie also lectures and writes regularly on charity law subjects.
Anne-Marie was called to the Bar in 1980. She joined Richards Butler in 1983 and then re-qualified as solicitor becoming a partner at Richards Butler in 1989. She then moved to Paisner & Co to head up its charities group from 1994 to 2001, and joined Farrer & Co in 2001.