Whether you want to make a charitable donation, set up a charitable trust, create a new charity or require assistance with the legalities of running an existing charity, our team of experienced charity law solicitors can guide you through the process.
Our team are closely involved in the formation and administration of charitable trusts and charitable companies and are members of the Charity Law Association. We have acted for charities both large and small and have the expertise to support you at every stage of the process. Our expert charity management solicitors can help with:
- Social enterprises
- Negotiations with the Charity Commission
- Advice about the best business structure for your charity
- Converting charities into limited companies
- Setting up a charity
- Business transfers
- Mergers and acquisitions
- Creating charitable trusts
- Leaving money in your will to a charity
- Administering the charity to meet legal requirements – keeping paperwork up to date, filing documents with the Charity Commission
In 2017 we received the Law Society’s prestigious Excellence in Private Client Practice award for our work in this area of law.
We can provide different pricing options depending on your budget and we are happy to have an initial chat without obligation – contact us today.
Wills, probate & private client news
You should ensure that you understand the role and are willing to take on the responsibility before starting to act.
Estate planning for blended families can be complex. Ensure a smooth transfer of assets and protect your loved ones with our latest article: “Estate Planning for Blended Families: Navigating Wills and Inheritance.” Read now to plan your legacy wisely.
No matter how large or small a beneficiary’s entitlement, problems can sometimes occur. Being aware of common problems can help you better prepare for them.
A health and welfare Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) allows attorneys to make decisions about medical care, however there may still be some medical decisions which remain outside of their remit.
To help ensure your child is provided for sufficiently, it is best to seek professional advice tailored to your circumstances and the needs of your child
Wollens are delighted to announce a significant addition to our highly regarded Private Client team with the recent appointment of Jonathan Dickson who joins the team as a partner. With his extensive qualifications and experience, Jonathan brings a wealth of knowledge in the areas of taxation, estate planning, and wealth preservation, further enhancing Wollens’ ability to provide comprehensive legal services to wealthy individuals and their families.
Wollens are proud to launch this exciting new chapter in the firm’s development. Our new department is being driven by our sports lawyer Marco Floreale who has expertise in working with all types of sports people across the continuum of sports law.
Great Place to Work ® have released to the top 100 Best Workplaces ™ highlighting small, medium and large organisations.
This year Wollens has been ranked 72nd in the country and the highest ranked law firm in the 2023 Best Workplace ™ medium organisations category. Great Place to Work ® are the global authority on workplace culture.
The judicial decision that the will of HRH the Duke of Edinburgh be kept private for the next 90 years highlights that a will generally becomes a public document once probate has been granted, open to be read by anyone with an interest in the estate, highlighting the importance of discussing intentions to avoid later challenges to the estate and to exclude any confidential information.
Wollens are delighted to announce that we have made our move from Cathedral Yard in Exeter city centre into new office space conveniently situated at Pynes Hill, Exeter. The new space has been fully refurbished and designed to create an inspiring, exciting, and...