Victoria is a Director and Head of Charities at Anderson Strathern. She specialises in Charity Law and is accredited as a specialist in this area by the Law Society of Scotland.
Victoria acts for numerous charities. These include housing associations, royal charter bodies, religious bodies, colleges and universities, independent schools, educational endowments, trusts, charitable companies, Scottish charitable incorporated organisations or SCIOs, ALEOs and community benefit companies. Victoria also acts for a number of dual registered and international clients.
Dealing with all aspects of charity and charity tax law, Victoria’s work includes formation and appropriate legal structure, restructuring, mergers, amalgamations and joint working, dual registration, governance issues and training, renewables, regulatory requirements, compliance, fundraising, trading and tax issues, trustee duties, winding up, OSCR investigations and much more.
Victoria is both tax and investment qualified. She is a trustee of the Carnegie Dunfermline Trust and also the Carnegie Hero Fund Trust. She sits on the ICAS Charities Panel and the Charities Committee of the Law Society of Scotland. She has co-authored a book titled: ‘The Practical Aspects of Scottish Charity Law’.