Members of chambers offer expertise and advice in all aspects of the law concerning charities. Members advise on the formation of charities, the drafting of Articles of Association for charitable companies, the governance of charities and the duties of charitable trustees.


Members have regularly been instructed in disputes involving charities, including the leading case on seeking permission from the court to bring charity proceedings under s.115(5) of the Charities Act 2011, Rai v Charity Commission for England & Wales [2012] EWHC 1111 (Ch).


Members are able to advise on issues frequently encountered by charities, including company law, insolvency, property, legacy disputes, trusts and taxation.

Areas of Practice

Formation and Governance of Charities

Trusts, Unincorporated Associations & Companies

Trustees’ Duties

Regulatory Matters

Charitable Property

Breach of Trust

Trustees’ Applications

Applications for Permission to bring Charity Proceedings

Cy-près Schemes