Wellers is internationally recognised as a leading authority in Charity Law. We work with over 500 UK and overseas charities, social enterprises and other not-for-profit organisations, advising them on strategic issues, governance and many aspects of day to day compliance.

Key areas of knowledge include

  • Charity and charitable company formations
  • Charity property
  • Takeovers, amalgamations and joint ventures, both UK and international
  • Charity healthcare
  • Charity Commission reviews and responding to Charity Commission investigations
  • Charity governance
  • Data protection issues

The Wellers Charity Law team works across a wide range of sectors and represents top 300 Charity members as well as smaller, more local operations. Our team understands the many challenges faced by charities in today’s economic, social and regulatory environments and is dedicated to providing actionable and practical advice. We have particular expertise in working with education, development, healthcare and religious charities

As a client you will benefit from our ability to provide you with support across a comprehensive set of legal disciplines from our London office, which means you can be certain of expert, specialist advice whether your requirements are property based, corporate or private client focused.

The team is headed up by Paul Martin who has many years of experience in the not-for-profit sector and is one of the foremost experts in Charity Law. His recent publication of Faith, Hope & Charity is becoming widely regarded as a ‘must read’ for those involved in managing a charity.

To discuss your charity’s legal requirements or to set up a new charity, merge charities or to ensure that your charity is compliant with current legislation please call 020 7481 6382.