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Solicitors' practice areas


Charities lawyers advising the not-for-profit and social enterprise sector cover a vast area of legal ground, from wills and trusts to commercial and real estate law. They advise on all types of contentious and non-contentious matters. Some specialise in litigation over disputed inheritances; others focus on the creation and governance of registered charities, and industrial and provident societies, as well as partnerships, fundraising and political activities. Certain sectors play a significant role in the charities sector, among them housing, education and a variety of care services.