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

“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

Lawyers who qualified together and worked for Ellis-Fermor & Negus are now set to stand down


 L-R David Wells, Simon Hale (Director) & William Skinner
TWO solicitors who qualified on the same day and decades later worked for the same legal firm with offices in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire are set to retire after 40 years.
William Skinner and David Wells are currently both consultants for Ellis-Fermor & Negus at Beeston, though both have trod different paths in their career since qualifying on June 16, 1975.
That was the day w... June 22nd 2015 | read more

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