A charity is an organisation that exists to achieve a specific ‘good cause’ for public benefit.
There are legal and regulatory frameworks that surround charitable status in the UK. At Thomas Horton LLP we have a highly experienced team who specialise in charity law.
We work with trustees and managers of charities to understand the concerns and objectives within their particular charities. This experience enables us to provide charity clients with a comprehensive range of legal services, to ensure full assurance on their regulatory and legislative obligations.
Our clients include national and local charities such as Bromsgrove School.
We are proud to be listed in the prestigious Legal 500 as being amongst the very best charity law advisors in the region.
The areas where we can help include:
- Choice of, or amendments to, form of constitution and registration
- Regulatory compliance
- The Charity’s and the Trustees powers and duties
- Commercial matters
- Gift aid procedures, legacy schemes and other donation arrangements
- Property/premises matter