Bates Wells Braithwaite

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Bates Wells Braithwaite’s Philip Kirkpatrick acts for Human Dignity Trust

Bates Wells Braithwaite (BWB) has welcomed a decision that establishes the Human Dignity Trust’s activities to protect the human rights of LGBTI people around the world as for the public benefit. Philip Kirkpatrick, deputy managing partner and co-head of BWB’s charity and social enterprise department, acted pro bono for the Human Dignity Trust in its application to the Charity Commission and subsequent successful appeal against the Charity Commission’s decision to refuse registration.

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