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Solicitors specialising in advising charities and social enterprises

Wrigleys is one of the few law firms in the country with dedicated lawyers working exclusively for charity and social enterprise clients. 

Wrigleys' expertise in charity law

The Charities and Social Economy Team advises regional, national and international charities on matters including:

  • Charity law;
  • Constitutional arrangements;
  • Commercial trading issues;
  • Commercial relationships;
  • Fundraising and grants;
  • Governance health checks;
  • Legacies;
  • Intellectual property and brand issues;
  • Social investment; and
  • Property, employment and pension law issues faced by charities and not for profit organisations.

Please refer to the menu opposite for further details. 

Our charity client base

Our clients cover a wide range of charitable activities spanning the charity and not-for-profit sector, which Wrigleys supports through our ongoing membership of Acevo, the Charity Finance Directors' Group and the Charity Tax Reform Group.

Members of the Charity Team are all members of the Charity Law Association and participate in its work. 

You may find the following article helpful:

Link to related charity law article by Chris Billington, solicitor

Please refer to the Downloads tab in the menu at the top of the page to explore our charity law guides.

Of Sylvie Nunn: "very sharp, up to speed on key issues and she's responsive." Another confirms: "Her approach to clients and their needs is excellent."

Of Malcolm Lynch "very learned, very considered and very measured."

- Chambers & Partners 2019

Malcolm Lynch View Biography

Malcolm Lynch

Direct Line: 0113 204 5724

Partner
Leeds

Sylvie Nunn View Biography

Sylvie Nunn

Direct Line: 0113 204 5726

Partner
Leeds

Godfrey Smallman View Biography

Godfrey Smallman

Direct Line: 0114 267 5594

Consultant
Sheffield

Meet the team

22 May 2019

Update on how retirement complexes' event fees could affect community-led housing groups

An event fee is a charge made by a landlord on the occurrence of a specified event, for instance, if a tenant sells its lease.

17 May 2019

Severance payments and the academy trust: what you need to know - PART 1

An agreed exit for school staff via a settlement agreement may be trickier than you think…

16 May 2019

Succession planning for diversification projects and land with development 'hope' value

The range of options available, and the importance of acting early with professional input