Howard Dellar

Howard Dellar

Senior Partner and Head of EEC
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Howard Dellar

Senior Partner and Head of EEC

Howard specialises in charity, ecclesiastical, and education law.

He is head of the Ecclesiastical Education & Charities Department at Lee Bolton Monier-Williams. He was educated at St Edward’s School Cheltenham and the University of Bristol where he studied Theology and Religious Studies, graduating with an MA in theology. He qualified as a solicitor in 1999 following a training contract with a firm in North Cornwall, and was an assistant solicitor in firms in Exeter and Oxford. He joined Lee Bolton & Lee in 2001, becoming an associate on 1 January 2003, a partner on 1 January 2004 and Senior Partner on 2 October 2020.

He is Registrar to the Dioceses of Ely, Guildford and Liverpool and is the Registrar of the Faculty Office of the Archbishop of Canterbury and is Deputy Registrar of the Diocese of Lincoln.

He is the solicitor to many charitable companies, Maintained schools, Academies, Independent schools and a number of Church of England Diocesan Boards of Finance and Education.

He advises the Church of England Education Office, the Whitgift Foundation and a number of Multi- Academy trusts.

He is also a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners and is an executor and trustee of numerous estates / trusts and has particular interest in cross-border succession issues with France . He was the solicitor and executor in the following High Court Case Dellar v Zivy and others [2007] EWHC 2266 (Ch), [2007] All ER (D) 121 (Oct).

He is secretary to the Bletchingdon Community Foundation and chair of The Bletchington Charity.

He is chair of The St Mary Magdalen Oxford Restoration and Development Trust.

He is a member of the Ecclesiastical Law Society and the Charity Law Association and Chair of the Ecclesiastical Law Association.

He is the Youth Manager of the Oxford and Bletchington NonDescripts cricket club .

He lives in Oxfordshire.

‘Howard Dellar has been constantly available and directly accessible to me, providing timely and appropriate advice.

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