Types of Charity & Alternative Structures

Our team is well versed in the particular nuances and challenges which apply to the various forms of charitable institution, and we seek to combine technical legal know-how with a practical and personal approach in the wide variety of work we undertake.

We have a great deal of experience in revising and amending charitable structures and governing documents and liaising with the Charity Commission, Privy Council Office and other regulators as necessary.

Lee Bolton Monier-Williams provides expert legal advice and representation across a full range of charitable bodies and structures, including:

  • Almshouses
  • Charitable companies limited by guarantee or by shares
  • Charitable Incorporated Companies (CIOs)
  • English and Welsh Charities
  • Faith organisations
  • Friendly and Provident Societies
  • Northern Irish Charities
  • Royal Charter Institutions
  • Scottish Charities
  • Social enterprise and community interest organisations
  • Unincorporated charities and trusts