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Solicitors for Charities

In today’s fast-paced world, running a charitable organisation is no easy task. With so many competing pressures and demands, it can be difficult to navigate the various legal and regulatory requirements that come with soliciting donations and managing a non-profit. That’s where Poole Alcock come in. We are experts in the legal and financial aspects of running a charity, helping organisations navigate complex legal frameworks and ensuring that they remain fully compliant with all applicable laws and regulations. From helping to draft contracts and agreements to providing guidance on tax matters and fundraising strategies, we are an essential resource for non-profit organisations looking to make a real difference in their communities.

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What are the services available to charities?

There are a number of charitable activities that may require a solicitor’s assistance. This may include obtaining advise regarding the best structure for a charity or assistance with setting up a charity.

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Our Service

We can assist in advising you the best structure for your proposed charity and help you set up the same, including incorporation with Companies House and registration with the Charity Commission (as necessary). We can also help by drafting the necessary constitutional documents including the articles of association and/or charity rules and objectives. Once established, we can also assist in drafting or reviewing the charities contracts with suppliers etc to ensure that any contracts are compliant with the charity’s objectives.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Please find below some FAQs regarding working with Charities

How will I know which is the best structure for my charity?

Our solicitors will have a detailed discussion with you regarding the charity’s purpose and objectives so that they can provide you with advice regarding the various structures available and which may be best suited to you.

What are the charity rules and objectives and why do I need them?

The charity rules and objectives are the guidelines and regulations that govern the activities and operations of a charitable organisation. They serve as a framework for the organisation’s mission, objectives and how it should carry our its charitable activities

What are the articles of association and why do I need them?

The articles of association are the key constitutional document setting out the internal rules and regulations governing the operations, management and decision-making processes of the organisation.

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Please submit your information and a member of the Poole Alcock team will respond to you as soon as possible. If you have a quick question, please feel free to call 0800 470 0334.

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What people say about us

We were recommended to use Poole Alcock and in particular, Monisha by our neighbours, who found her to be very approachable.

Throughout our relationship, from the initial meeting through to completion, the communications were always first class and easily understood. Monisha was knowledgeable in the subject we approached her with and was quickly able to conclude the documentation and business we had.

I would not hesitate to recommend Poole Alcock, and Monisha herself, if asked.

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