Mergers and reorganisations

We can advise on the legal and practical aspects of the amalgamation or reorganisation of charities and charitable funds, including:

  • Assisting with due diligence investigations of legal risks
  • Formation of new structures
  • Liaison with the Charity Commission
  • Employment aspects, e.g. TUPE
  • Pension scheme legal issues
  • Property, land and transfer of title issues

We can advise on joint ventures and other collaborative working between charities, or by charities with non-charities, including:

  • Advising on structures for collaborations, e.g. joint venture company, partnership or contractual arrangement for joint delivery of a service
  • Asset ownership issues
  • Contracting by the collaborative venture and legal liability
  • Form of collaboration agreement
  • Employment aspects, e.g. TUPE
  • Pension scheme legal issues

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