Introducing…setting up a social venture

21 February @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An introduction to understanding legal structures for social enterprises, purposeful businesses and charities.

Emma Millar and Kieran John, social venture lawyers from Taylor Vinters, will deliver an hour long online session on ‘setting up and establishing a social venture’ covering:

  • What’s a social venture, and why do people set them up?
  • Legal structures and starting a company
  • Key questions and social venture models
  • Legal shopping list
  • How to EMBED your purpose

Emma and Kieran will also leave time at the end for questions, which you are welcome to submit before Friday 17th February to Rosie at, or raise on the day.

Who is it for?

Social enterprises, trading charities and purposeful businesses in Oxfordshire, UK.

Kieran John

Kieran is a proactive and dedicated lawyer passionate about impact and innovation. He supports impact driven clients with embedding purpose, funding their impact, digital transformation, governance as well as regulatory and risk management.

Kieran leads Taylor Vinters Virtual Pop Ups, speaking to impact driven entrepreneurs to explore their ideas and bring them to life.

Kieran was an expert contributor to the Taylor Vinters report titled ‘Impact Investment, Intentionality and Innovation’. He is also the host of the accompanying podcast series and has explored why he’s driven to enable the impact of positive disruptors on the ‘The Exploratory Journey‘ podcast.


Emma Millar

Emma is a dynamic and enthusiastic lawyer with a calm, problem-solving attitude. Emma works exclusively with charity and social venture clients helping them with a range of commercial and strategic projects including governance, managing risk and contract management processes.

Emma is especially interested in developing purpose-led legal structures for social ventures and helping clients manage the complex implications of such models for internal governance and funding relationships.


Taylor Vinters

Taylor Vinters is a global legal and advisory practice, supporting innovation ecosystems and the businesses that drive them across the UK, US and Asia.

Clients range from Fortune 500 technology multinationals through fast growth, venture-backed and owner-managed businesses, to individuals driven by great ideas and defined by a passion and resilience. The team find real meaning in what they do by working with clients to create positive impact, today and tomorrow.

On the 1 January 2023 Taylor Vinters merged with Mishcon De Reya LLP, a leading law firm operating in the UK, Hong Kong and Singapore and together are committed to shaping a better world through innovation.

Their unique portfolio structure allows the practice to support clients with integrated legal, consulting and technology solutions, helping them identify fresh opportunities, manage risk, make better decisions and leverage valuable networks.


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