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We have experience of most legal issues affecting charities, but in particular:

Charity formation, mergers, de-mergers and dissolution.

Charitable Incorporated Organisations (CIOs), Companies Limited by Guarantee (CLGs) and incorporation.

Charities Act/Charity Commission issues.

Taxation (particularly in relation to fund-raising and trading).

Trustees' duties and responsibilities.

Monitoring and advising on new legislation.

Constitutional matters (including ultra vires, investment powers, variations of trusts, changes to articles of association/rules, committee structures).

Trust law.

Contracts with suppliers of goods and services, local authorities, NHS Trusts, fund- raisers and sponsors, community care schemes, etc.  

Property transactions, purchases, sales, leases, developments and joint ventures.

Project funding.




Last modified: 22 December 2015