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Kenji Batchelor - Charity Law Solicitor in Bristol - VWV Law Firm

Senior Associate

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Charity Law Solicitor in Bristol

How Can Kenji Help You?

Kenji specialises in advising education, not-for-profit and charity organisations on a wide range of charity law governance, corporate, commercial and strategic issues.

He also provides specialist legal advice to independent schools on strategy and structural change including charity mergers, acquisitions, international education projects, joint ventures and collaborations.

Meeting Your Needs

Kenji has worked and sat on governing bodies in both the education and charity sectors and understands the governance and regulatory pressures such organisations face. He is currently a Governor of an independent school and Trustee of a higher education trust, and has worked in-house at a large national charity.

He aims to bring his experience and expertise to bear in clear, empathetic and practical advice.

What Others Say 

''It is a real credit to you and the team for getting us to the end of what was a very (very!) long and complex process, maintaining exactly the right level of support, advice and guidance to allow the Board to make the best possible decisions throughout. We certainly could not of got to a successful conclusion without your very wise counsel.'' - School client 2022

''Very responsive and approachable, plus good value for money, I would certainly recommend you again.'' - Private client 2022

"He is very knowledgeable and explains things in a very clear way for clients." - Chambers & Partners 2021

"Having Kenji seconded to WWF was invaluable. Kenji was personable and a good communicator, he was  quick to understand the needs of the organisation and use his legal skills to help further the work of WWF. Kenji quickly recognised the importance of being more than just a lawyer to the organisation by placing his  advice in a business context." 
General Counsel of WWF UK

"Kenji is professional, approachable and a detailed Senior Associate… Kenji has been extremely informative, knowledgeable and quick to  respond in these legal matters. He is a charming person to work with and has great integrity and  composure." 
Head of Estates, children's hospice

'Sources say Kenji Batchelor is "an accomplished lawyer who gives proactive advice to clients." He regularly advises national and international charities on a range of matters, including fund-raising, charity formations and data protection compliance.'
Chambers Legal Directory

What You Might Like to Know

Born in West Africa, raised in Asia and educated at a British boarding school, Kenji can embrace, bow or shake hands at will, but not all at the same time.

Outside the law, Kenji enjoys spending time with his young family.

He is a member of the Charity Law Association and Lawyers' Christian Fellowship.