Saffa is a Solicitor in the Northampton Office.
Saffa has experience in advising the full range of not-for-profit organisations, including community interest companies, registered societies and both unincorporated and incorporated charities. She regularly deals with constitutional documents, drafting resolutions, registering mergers and advising on the role of trustees and good governance. Saffa has taken part in a Charity Law Association working party group on the Gambling Commission consultation on society lottery reforms.
Saffa read law at the University of Manchester graduating in 2016. She then went on to work at the University of Manchester Students’ Union for one year as the Community officer, before going on to complete her LPC with MSc at the University of Law in July 2018. She trained as a Solicitor at Hewitsons before qualifying into the Charities team in September 2020. Saffa has a keen interest in the charity sector and is a founding trustee of a charity she set up called Ihsan for Children Foundation which aims to provide education and support to refugee children around the world.
Charity aspects of the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill
Impact of COVID-19 on legal education
Charities can claim Gift Aid on tickets sold for cancelled events
Hewitsons LLP contribute to The Gambling Commission Consultation on Society Lottery Reforms
Government launches charity safeguarding portal
31st Jan 2020