We are a leading charity law firm with a genuine understanding of faith-based organisations. Many of our lawyers are actively involved in their own faith communities in a personal capacity and accordingly bring a deep experience of the faith-based sector and the legal issues you are likely to face.
Our clients include organisations applying their faith in a wide range of contexts including: churches (CofE, Catholic and a range of independent denominations), hospices, youth work projects, international development organisations, alms houses and mental health charities. We also advise a large number of faith-based independent schools.
Our areas of expertise include:
- Charitable status and public benefit
- Faith-based occupational requirements
- Safeguarding issues
- Trustee disputes
- Data protection
- Equality/discrimination issues
- Charity Commission investigations
- Property acquisition/disposal/disputes
- Legacies and fundraising
- Faith-based education
- Governance issues