Charity Property

We have a strong reputation for giving clear and understandable advice on a range of charity property issues.

We act for a wide range of charitable bodies and aim to provide sensitive and helpful solutions in what can be a technical and challenging area of the charity’s operation.

We offer expertise in areas such as

  • Purchases and Sales of Charity land
  • Leases.
  • Funding agreements and mortgages.
  • Development work including options and overage.
  • Dealing with Cy-Près schemes
  • Ecclesiastical property.


Latest News

Solicitor Grace Steele takes her expertise on inheritance planning to expanding firm

Ellis-Fermor & Negus are delighted to welcome Grace Steele, as a new Private Client Director, to the firm. Based at the Belper office, Grace brings over 25 years’ experience of working in the specialist area of wills, probate, powers of attorney, trusts and inheritance tax planning.

“I’m thrilled to be joining the team at Ellis-Fermor & Negus! It’s a very friendly, approachable firm with a great ethos.” says Grace, who is moving f... September 15th 2015 | read more

“The Dangers of Being Kind”

The report of the Charity Commission following its investigation into the operation of registered charity, The Air Ambulance Service, provides a salutary warning for all charity Trustees serving on Boards up and down the country.

As part of its investigation, the Commission found that the Chair of Trustees had personally sanctioned a loan of £27,000 to the CEO of the charity out of charity funds. Good intentions no doubt lay behind the Chair’s d... September 2nd 2015 | read more

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