Bates Wells

Bates Wells is a professional services firm, combining a UK 100 legal practice with consultancy services in impact measurement, outcomes-based planning and strategy, and financial services regulatory compliance.

The firm works with a wide range of clients, large and small, across a variety of sectors, from established businesses, charities and social enterprises and public bodies to innovative start-ups and high-profile individuals. We stand out as a law firm, combining practical, commercial legal expertise with the deep understanding of the third sector that comes from working with more charities and social enterprises than any other UK firm.

We are not only recognised as the leading charity law firm in the UK; we are also ranked in the major UK legal directories for our excellence across many of our specialist practice areas. We are proud to be the first UK law firm to achieve B Corporation certification.