Our charity solicitors work in collaboration with teams across the firm to resolve any difficulties arising throughout or at the end of a charity's life, whether in relation to wills, employment, property or litigation generally. 

We advise on:

  • board and membership disputes
  • employment disputes
  • steps to protect assets
  • contested legacies whereby a charity's entitlement under a will is challenged
  • property disputes including adverse possession and dilapidations claims
  • public law disputes including advising charities on judicial review
  • debt recovery

If there is an issue that you would like advice on, but it is not mentioned on the list, then please do not hesitate to contact us to find out how we can help you.

Our clients and our work

Examples of our work include:

  • acting for a charity where a London borough sought to close it
  • preventing the BBC airing footage which had the potential to damage a national charity's reputation
  • providing advice and representation at the request of a beneficiary and in relation to threatened criminal charges
  • advising in relation to a dispute over the ownership of a community interest company

For more information please contact:

James Sinclair Taylor  +44 (0)20 8394 6480 / James.Taylor@russell-cooke.co.uk

Andrew Studd  +44 (0)20 8394 6414 / Andrew.Studd@russell-cooke.co.uk