Why choose our Charities and Social Enterprise lawyers?Drawing on expertise from across the firm to provide the best possible advice for our clients, we act for a range of charities, advising on formation, constitutional, commercial and regulatory issues as well as mergers. Our dedicated team also advise other not-for-profit bodies and social enterprises, including community interest companies.
With years of experience under our belt, our experts give effective and pragmatic advice. We are committed to supporting our clients and delivering the best possible service.
We provide tax consultancy and tax disputes advice, we also assist private clients with their charitable giving, and corporate clients with corporate social responsibility activities. In addition, we have practical experience of acting as charity trustees and directors of not-for-profit bodies.
Whatever the need, regulatory, strategic or tax advice – we're here to help.
Notable deals and highlights
- We pioneered the registration of charitable incorporated organisations, the new corporate model for charities.
- Settled a long-standing dispute over a multi-million pound portfolio of works of art owned by a foundation. We provided tax, legal and strategic advice throughout, including liaising with the Charity Commission.
- Advised on the launch of See The Difference, a not-for-profit video site where donors can literally see the difference they make to specific charity projects. Donors can choose a charity project and can then See The Difference they make through feedback that each charity has pledged to provide. "Creating our online platform is a complex affair involving many parties," said founder Dominic Vallely. "The sound and timely advice from the team at Fieldfisher has been gratefully received."