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As specialist charity lawyers, Wrigleys' large team of specialists advises in many niche areas.

 

  • Armed Forces - Extensive experience of the establishment, governance and restructuring of military charities, particularly where regiments have been reorganised.
  • Arts and Culture - Acting for museums and other heritage charities including a number of stately homes and historic houses with associated chattels.
  • Clubs and Sports - Guidance on how charity law can benefit clubs.
  • Co-housing and Community Land Trusts - Advice on structuring and financing all forms of community-led projects. More details available here
  • Ecclesiastical and Faith Based - A broad range of advice to religious charities. More details are available here
  • Education  - Considerable experience of the legal structures and frameworks of most educational services. More details are available here
  • Environment - Acting for several environmental based organisations and our work includes the sphere of renewable energy projects. More details are available here.
  • Grant-making foundations - Some of the oldest charities are grant-making trusts, often with a permanent endowment that cannot be spent. Wrigleys not only advise on the legal aspects, but also foundations' strategic options including helping to establish contacts with other foundations and charities.
  • Heritage and conservation - Providing tailored, specialist advice and significant experience to heritage, conservation and cultural charities. Further details of advice on Heritage Property and Works of Art is available here
  • Health and NHS - Significant experience of the governance, rationalisation and restructuring of NHS charities including following the statutory reorganisation of an NHS body that administers charitable funds. More details are available here.
  • Students' Unions - From our experiences of working with students' unions, we are aware first hand of the key legal issues that trustees and staff face.  Matters such as trustee relations, society activity, charity independence, fundraising, charitable trading, employment and legal issues such as compliance with the 'prevent duty' are a few examples of the areas of work we could support. Download our brochure here.

Specialist Charity Sectors

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Godfrey Smallman

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Sheffield

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Malcolm Lynch

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Leeds

Meet the team

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Chris Billington

Partner
Leeds

Godfrey Smallman View Biography

Godfrey Smallman

Consultant
Sheffield

Malcolm Lynch View Biography

Malcolm Lynch

Partner
Leeds

Sylvie Nunn View Biography

Sylvie Nunn

Partner
Leeds

Breaking news… On the 14th September, the Law Commission published its report on Technical Issues in Charity Law

At 484 pages, it is quite a read, so we have summarised some of the key points below.

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Community-led housing: events coming up

There are a number of community-led housing events on the horizon, which demonstrates the growing interest in this sector.

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RSC improvement boards

Efficiency or a nail in the coffin of autonomy?

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Rathbones charity trustee training, Lancashire and Cumbria

Date: 29 Sep 2017

Venue: The Villa, Levens Hall, Kendal

Speaker: Claris D'cruz of Wrigleys Solicitors LLP and Anna Spencer-Gray of RSM UK Audit LLP

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Breakfast Briefing - 17 October

Date: 17 Oct 2017

Venue: Radisson Blu, Leeds

Speaker: Dr John McMullen, Partner at Wrigleys Solicitors

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Annual Charity Governance Seminar 2017

Date: 19 Oct 2017

Venue: Hilton City Leeds

Speaker: Sarah Atkinson , Julia Unwin CBE

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