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

Nottingham school receives Charity Commission Approval for co-education



Hollygirt School based in Nottingham has received approval from the Charity Commission to admit boys from the start of the 2014 academic year.

The objects of the Rhoda Jessop Educational Charity which is responsible for the School originally restricted the School to the education of girls and young women however the Trustees of the Charity and School Staff felt that the time was right to change. The Trustees wanted the School to become co-educa... October 1st 2014 | read more

No Relief for Charities

Tim Jones, solicitor at our Long Eaton office, issues a warning to local charities seeking to benefit from statutory relief from National Non-Domestic Rates (more commonly known as Business Rates) in respect of premises owned or leased for charitable use. Charities in occupation of commercial premises qualify for a mandatory 80% reduction in Business Rates – which may increase to 100% at the discretion of the billing authority – provided that t... September 22nd 2014 | read more