Practice Notes: Charities

Charity law reform ahead

Most of the Law Commission’s 43 recommendations for charity law reform have been accepted by government

23 Mar 2021

More protection for domestic violence victims in court

Domestic violence victims are to get greater protection under sweeping reforms of the family courts in England and Wales

26 Jun 2020

Homeless man failed by London council

A homeless man denied accommodation by his local authority has won a judicial review against the London Borough of Islington after it failed to follow due

23 Jun 2020

Charitable legacies to plunge

Legacy income for charities could fall by more than a quarter this year because of the pandemic, forecasters suggest

02 May 2020

What will 2020 mean for charitable bequests?

Rob Cope explains why charities and the legal profession need to co-operate to ensure legislation evolves in a way that protects legacy giving

13 Feb 2020

Climate crisis: how should charities respond?

Mark Abbott navigates the ups and downs of backing activist causes, even when they’re aligned with your charity’s core mission

13 Feb 2020

High expectations

Andrew Mackie explains how to stay on the right side of the Charity Commission after the 2018 Oxfam controversy put all charities under the spotlight

12 Feb 2020

Close to home

Mark Kenkre and Jamie De Souza warn charities to stay alert to the risk of enemies within

11 Feb 2020

Charitable trust corporations as deputies

Matthew Duncan explains what a charity-run trust corporation must produce to satisfy the court it is a fit and proper person for a deputyship

01 Oct 2019

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