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Charities

We understand the need to provide clients running not-for-profit organisations with a balanced combination of specialist charity law advice, and sector-informed general advice relating to everyday business issues.  Our charity clients range from start-ups to well known national and international organisations.

A Proactive Approach

We believe in maintaining life-long relationships with clients.  Working as part of a team with other specialist lawyers, we take a proactive approach to helping you anticipate and meet the various legal needs facing your organisation.

Delivering Results

In addition to helping establish, structure and administer charities, we assist charity clients with:

  • Charity Commission inquiries
  • Charity mergers and takeovers
  • Constitutional reviews and reorganisation
  • Fundraising
  • Investment
  • Tax planning, financing & VAT
  • Trustees powers and responsibilities
  • Advice on charitable status
  • Charity registration
  • Joint ventures between charities and corporate partners
  • Charitable trading activities
  • Directors' duties and personal liability
  • Advising on e-commerce and online donations
  • Constitutional reviews and reorganisations
  • Legacy issues and will & trust disputes

Contact

Ian Burman
Tel:  +44 (0) 20 7842 8000
Fax: +44 (0) 20 7842 8080
Email: ian.burman@laytons.com