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Charities and Non-profit Organisations

We navigate the complexities of charity risk, law and regulation with professional expertise, unique tools and services, so you can focus on being a force for good.

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Protecting your mission at every step

We provide expert legal guidance to charity members, charity company secretaries and boards of trustees on all aspects of charity-related issues, governance and regulatory requirements that span national and regional charities, as well as not-for-profit organisations.. No matter the size of your charity or organisation, our team of experienced solicitors can support you with corporate and commercial law, employment and volunteer issues, litigation matters and the legal side of property transactions.

We can also advise those who are trustees of a charity, who have specific responsibilities and require specialist guidance.

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Stay compliant and on track

Charities or nonprofits that breach the law can face significant fines, and trustees risk being personally liable. Anyone found guilty of altering, suppressing, concealing or destroying documents requested by the Commission can receive an unlimited fine and/or up to two years in prison. Together, we help you identify and navigate risk.

How we can help

Our specialist legal and risk management support helps you proactively avoid problems or work through a crisis should the worst happen. This includes:

  • Proactive employment and HR expertise covering contracts, statutory duties and responsibilities for trustees, performance management, disciplinary issues, grievances, dismissals and settlement agreements
  • Drafting and reviewing contracts and arrangements, structures and agreements
  • Guidance on compliance with regulators such as Charity Commission, OSCR, HMRC, ICO and dealing with investigations into alleged breaches, criminal activities and wrongdoings
  • Training on data protection, data usage, handling and processing including UK GDPR
  • Litigation and civil dispute resolution
  • Support with tax disputes and HMRC investigations
  • Through rradar’s workplace H&S consultancy services, we help to educate your business to go beyond simple compliance by reducing risks, improving your performance. Through auditing, risk management providing information, instruction, and training helping you innovate the challenges you are faced with as a business today. Helping you and your employees, volunteers, and service users to have a safer environment to work in.
  • Advising on debt recovery
  • Representation at Coroner’s Court inquests

Some of the services described on the website may not be available in all jurisdictions. 

The tools you need to succeed

Get the specialist subject and legal expertise you need to succeed with our unique tools and services.

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Whether you are looking to strengthen your processes, navigate risk roadblocks or protect your business from harm, our team is armed with the guidance and tools you need to be by your side and make your business unstoppable.