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Stephensons has a long history and strong reputation for assisting charities and not-for-profit organisations. Our specialist charity lawyers understand the need for advice across the various fields which relate to your specific needs.

We understand the special requirements which are unique to charitable organisations. Also recognising that such organisations are businesses which require commercial advice.

Our specialist solicitors have significant experience in assisting charitable organisations and provide expert services to all not for profit organisations. For advice and guidance call our legal experts on 01616 966 229 or complete an online enquiry form and a member of our team will contact you directly.

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The areas in which our specialist charity law solicitors can assist are:

  • Funding and investment
  • Formation and registration
  • Governance matters
  • Trusts and trustees
  • Permanent endowment
  • Regulatory matters
  • Restructuring and reorganisation of the charity structure
  • Employment law
  • Property matters
  • Contractual issues
  • Charity legislation compliance

In addition to this, we can also advise and support the beneficiaries of your charity on topics ranging from personal debt advice to housing law. Other areas of law we specialise in and can advise those in receipt of assistance from not-for-profit organisations as well as the volunteers and donors include:

 

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