We have aided a leading charity in restructuring their HR and finance departments, alongside streamlining their operation as a whole to meet the challenges they face.
Advising a school about the incorporation of a company and its as a charity in order for the school to raise money for a specialist sports-based and arts facility with a focus on special needs.
Advising a national autism charity about a merger with a larger similar charity
Advising a national disability charity about their pension fund which was in deficit.
Rural Age Concern Darent Valley (the Charity) is an independent charity providing services for the elderly and disabled people in the southern parishes of Dartford Borough Council and Northern Parishes of Sevenoaks District Council. They work closely with other groups, based in Kent, as well as local, regional and national agencies to represent the interests of the elderly and disabled on various committees and forums.
Fleetdown Community Centre (Fleetdown) is a charity run by a committee of volunteers from members of the local community.
Advising North Kent Community Church (now known as Eastgate Church) in connection with the development and financing of a new place of worship and community facility as part of a residential development in the Thames Gateway in Kent.
Advising a national charity which supports adults who have suffered abuse in childhood.
Advising Pancreatic Cancer UK, a national cancer charity who that required property advice in quick succession with the taking of two a new short term leases within their its head office building and the grant of a further licence for alterations within their offices.
We acted for a national charity on the rights of allotment holders occupying land needed by Charity for further development and taking steps to secure possession of the allotment land. In isolation, the plots seem of little importance. However, unless possession is secured, the significant planned development cannot proceed. The development is being funded by a substantial government grant, which adds another level of urgency and complexity. The lead Real Estate Litigation lawyer is Mark Steggles and the process is ongoing.