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Wrigleys is one of the few law firms in the country with dedicated lawyers working exclusively for charity and social enterprise clients.

 

The Charities and Social Economy Team advises regional, national and international charities on matters including:

  • Charity law.
  • Constitutional arrangements.
  • Commercial trading issues.
  • Commercial relationships.
  • Fundraising and grants.
  • Governance health checks.
  • Legacies.
  • Intellectual property and brand issues .
  • Social investment.
  • Property, employment and pension law issues which charities and not for profit organisations face.

Please refer to the menu opposite for further details. 

Our Clients                           

Our clients cover a wide range of charitable activities and Wrigleys supports the sector through our membership of Acevo, Charity Finance Directors' Group and Charity Tax Reform Group.

Members of the Charity Team are all members of the Charity Law Association and participate in its work. 

Chambers & Partners reports that Wrigleys' charity clients believe the firm delivers "magic circle quality outside the magic circle" and is "a reliable and efficient team that understands the charity sector and maintains a friendly and open approach".

"I think the main reason we enjoy working with them is because we feel that they sympathise with our cause and understand why we are driving for what we want."

- Chambers & Partners

 

Charity Law Advice

Malcolm Lynch View Biography

Malcolm Lynch

Partner
Leeds

Godfrey Smallman View Biography

Godfrey Smallman

Consultant
Sheffield

Meet the team

Malcolm Lynch View Biography

Malcolm Lynch

Partner
Leeds

Duncan Milwain View Biography

Duncan Milwain

Consultant
Leeds

Godfrey Smallman View Biography

Godfrey Smallman

Consultant
Sheffield

Chris Billington View Biography

Chris Billington

Partner
Leeds

Sylvie Nunn View Biography

Sylvie Nunn

Partner
Leeds

Sue Greaves View Biography

Sue Greaves

Partner
Sheffield

Elizabeth Wilson View Biography

Elizabeth Wilson

Partner
Leeds

Dr John McMullen View Biography

Dr John McMullen

Partner
Leeds

Joanna Blackman View Biography

Joanna Blackman

Solicitor
Leeds

Natalie Johnson View Biography

Natalie Johnson

Partner
Leeds

Sue King View Biography

Sue King

Partner
Leeds

Clare Lawrence View Biography

Clare Lawrence

Partner
Leeds

Tim Wrigley View Biography

Tim Wrigley

Partner
Leeds

Peter Parker View Biography

Peter Parker

Partner
Leeds

Extended Disqualification Rules for Academy Trustees and Senior Executives

From the 1 August 2018, important changes are being made to the automatic disqualification rules for charity trustees.

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Alien Invasion: Japanese Knotweed

This article considers the risks of allowing japanese knotweed to spread on your land and the steps which a landowner can take.

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When do Academy Trusts Need a Trading Subsidiary?

What circumstances mean an academy trust may need to set up a subsidiary company to carry out trading activity, in order to comply with charity law.

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Employment Breakfast Briefing - 7 August 2018

Date: 07 Aug 2018

Venue: Radisson Blu, Leeds

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Employment Breakfast Briefing - 16 October 2018

Date: 16 Oct 2018

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27th Annual Charity Governance Seminar

Date: 18 Oct 2018

Venue: Hilton Leeds City

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