Arab Lawyers work very closely with a highly reputable law firm in central London, provide practical, innovative and effective advice to over 200 charities and not-for-profit organisations of varying sizes ranging from large aid organisations to start-ups, social enterprises, campaign groups, national associations, mosques and community organisations. We have a real understanding of issues, both large and small, that these institutions face on a day-to-day basis and we offer a comprehensive service to them.
The firm advises charities and not-for-profit organisations on the following issues: –
Setting up and registration with the Charity Commission
Strategic planning and risk management
The role of charity trustees/ board development
Charity Commission enquiries, schemes and orders
Fundraising and grants
Data Protection, Confidentiality and Freedom of Information Act issues
Employing volunteers and paid staff
International, UK or Community trademark applications
Handling property transactions
Setting up of trading subsidiaries
The firm has developed a niche in the Muslim sector and is well known for acting for Muslim charities. The team has developed a thorough understanding of Muslim issues due to their active involvement in Muslim affairs. The firm advises overseas charities, not-for-profit organisations and philanthropists on their charity’s governance in their home countries as well as setting up in the UK. The firm has also advised several charities operating in conflict zones.
The charity team draw on each other’s expertise and knowledge to provide a complete, friendly and efficient service to their not-for-profit clients.