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Malcolm Lynch

Email: malcolm.lynch@wrigleys.co.uk

Telephone: 0113 204 5724

Office: Leeds

Department: Charities & Social Economy

Position: Partner

Areas of practice:

Malcolm advises a wide range of local, national and international charities, on charity law and relations with the Charity Commission, charity trading, fund raising, legal structures, mergers and governance. He also advises wider social economy companies including trading subsidiaries of charities, co-operative and employee owned enterprises, CIC's, co-housing, trade associations and other forms of mutual enterprise. Malcolm has been the adviser on a number of public share issues by social enterprises. Malcolm is a former chair of Ecology Building Society. He is recognised by the National Legal Directories, Legal 500 and Chambers as an expert in Charity Law.

"A dedicated charities lawyer who really knows the subject, and who also has a very charitable spirit - you need to be able to empathise, and Malcolm really can." - Chambers & Partners

Testimonials:

"very impressive" and provides "honest, straightforward and simple" advice (Chambers & Partners)

Professional memberships:

Charity Law Association, FRSA

Publications:

Social Investment and Other Financing Techniques For Voluntary Organisations

ESOPs, ECOPs and Employee Ownership - A Guide for Trade Unionists

22 May 2019

Update on how retirement complexes' event fees could affect community-led housing groups

An event fee is a charge made by a landlord on the occurrence of a specified event, for instance, if a tenant sells its lease.

17 May 2019

Severance payments and the academy trust: what you need to know - PART 1

An agreed exit for school staff via a settlement agreement may be trickier than you think…

16 May 2019

Succession planning for diversification projects and land with development 'hope' value

The range of options available, and the importance of acting early with professional input