An A to Z of Charity Law in 2 Days

An A to Z of Charity Law in 2 Days

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Introduction: Requires no prior subject knowledge
12 hours
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This two-day in-person seminar is a hands on introduction to charity law with case studies and practical exercises. There will be a high degree of delegate participation.

The course aims to provide a broad coverage of the key themes in charity law for registered charities including the legal framework, 2022 legislation, the choice of form and the key governance issues that many charities face.

It looks at the life cycle of charity, from formation and growth through to potential eventual merger or dissolution, including the consequences of the various choices.

What you will learn

  • An introduction to the legislative framework, including the new Charities Act
  • The different forms of charity, and factors involved in choosing legal form, or whether a non charitable form may be preferable
  • Liability, including personal liability for trustees
  • Charitable objects and how to change them
  • Equality Act issues and charities
  • Trustee roles and responsibilities, the different kinds of duties in practice
  • Conflicts of interest, and how to manage them
  • The Charities SORP, designated funds, permanent endowment, and cy-pres
  • The role of the Charity Commission
  • Charities where everything goes wrong
  • Litigation and the Charity Tribunal
  • Charity mergers and collaborations
  • Dissolution and the consequences

An A to Z of Charity Law in 2 Days

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Hear from our past delegates
Amber Knight

Reading | Blandy & Blandy LLP

Really impressive and very knowledgeable speaker

Steven Hamilton

Harpenden | Taylor Walton

The speaker was very engaging, enthusiastic and knowledgeable

Roger Johnson

Bedfordshire | RSPB

Extremely knowledgeable and an excellent speaker/trainer

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