Philanthropy

Our specialist charity and not-for-profit lawyers will work closely with you to achieve your philanthropic goals. Taking a collaborative approach, we work to find the right charities or projects to support your goals. We help you to understand the legal and financial implications of your gift and ensure donations are structured in the most tax efficient manner.

The team advises over 700 charities and third sector organisations on charity law matters and governance, as well as helping our clients make an impact on the causes close to their heart. We can help you to achieve your goals, whether supporting existing charities, setting up a charity or creating bespoke donation agreements, our knowledgeable team can help you realise your ambition to make a difference.

We combine legal and commercial expertise with a deep understanding of the charity sector to advise on appropriate corporate governance structures and policies, as well as reviewing and updating existing policies. We also frequently advise on conflicts of interest, board appointment procedures and obtaining Charity Commission consent to any regulated amendments to governing documents.

We can help you with:

  • Charitable foundations and philanthropic structures
  • Governance arrangements
  • Charitable legacies
  • Contentious probate matters
  • Tax planning through Companies and Trusts
  • Tax efficient funding arrangements

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