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Advice for establishing and developing community land trusts

We can help you establish a community land trust and develop housing and other assets for the benefit of your community.

We have our own model rules for a community benefit society, which can be adapted for use by community land trusts ("CLTs") and are particularly suitable for those looking to raise finance via a community share issue.

Our community land trusts clients include:

We offer all new community-led housing groups a free 20 minute initial meeting or telephone call, to help get you started. Please get in touch with our community-led housing team to arrange this.

You may find the following article helpful:

Related article by community-led housing and charities solicitors Peter Parker and Nick Dunn

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Watch our video in which the Wrigleys community-led housing team share stories of legal issues faced by CLTs and how these were solved:

 ‘The team have always gone the extra mile to assist our trusts and trustees. We have felt to be in the hands of experts.’

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'Wrigleys’ assistance has been invaluable in helping us achieve a legal structure and to set up the purchase of our intended property…from the outset this has been done with a high degree of professionalism.'

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