Kelly provides advice and assistance to our public sector clients, particularly in relation to charity law, corporate structures, governance, compliance and regulatory issues, EU procurement, and information law - including data protection and freedom of information. She regularly advises on charitable and social enterprise structures, including governance arrangements, and assists organisations in applying for charitable status.
As Harper Macleod’s initial point of contact for all referrals through the sportscotland expert resource framework, Kelly works closely with sportscotland and many of the sports governing bodies, advising on a broad range of matters including data protection, charity law, commercial contracts, regulatory and compliance issues.
Kelly has completed secondments to one of the firm's largest public sector clients, working closely with their legal and procurement teams, and Glasgow City Council, providing legal support to Culture and Sport Glasgow (Glasgow Life) where she was part of the team advising on a number of high profile sports events and commercial arrangements for Glasgow Museums.
Kelly was also a part of the Harper Macleod team advising the Organising Committee of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games in relation to public procurement and commercial matters, including a number of complex legal agreements, associated with the organisation and operation of the Games.