Dispute resolution for charities

Now more than ever, disputes present significant and wide-ranging risks to charities.

We combine a market-leading dispute resolution offering, with deep sector knowledge. This allows us to step-in discreetly to provide expert legal and strategic advice, whilst guiding charity trustees and legacy officers through regulation, the Charity Commission and PR implications.

With our extensive experience advising charities and other third sector clients, we understand the complex, contentious issues you face when disputes arise. We are also fully versed in Charity Commission guidance about deciding whether to bring or defend proceedings, and we always try to resolve potential disputes before litigating.

Our lawyers

Our specialist expertise ranges from will legacy disputes to commercial litigation, employment to charity proceedings, reputation management to fraud. We ensure that you receive the best advice for your situation.

Our experience

  • Advising the trustees of a global charity on important decisions concerning $1bn fraud litigation in South Asia.
  • Successfully defending one of England’s largest charities (by numbers of volunteers) from a substantial libel claim.
  • Taking urgent steps on behalf of a charity following the discovery of an apparent CEO fraud.
  • Advising a major charity, together with its Scottish lawyers, as to how best to deal with seeking recoveries arising from a substantial employee fraud

Legal resources you may find useful

Our blog, Charity Legal Update keeps the industry up to date on the latest developments. 

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