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Tollers Can Help Individuals Set Up a New Charity

Via: ReleaseWire

Updated 9:30 AM CST, Wed, February 01,2017

Northampton, Northamptonshire -- (ReleaseWire) -- 02/01/2017 -- Tollers have a wealth experience handling a wide range of legal challenges. Being established for over 100 years, the fully qualified team of legal advisors can advise their clients on the most efficient course of action for the legal challenges they may face.

If an individual has decided to set up a new charity, there are several issues and points of interest that will need to be considered. Liaising with the knowledgeable legal representatives of Tollers will help ensure the set-up of a new charity meets all legal statues, assisting fundraising without penalties, or facing issues later down the line that could affect the reputation of the charity.

Issues Tollers can Assist With…

Tollers Charity Law department is headed by Barry Rogers, who is a member of the Charity Law Association. With many years of practical experience, Tollers can help individuals wanting to set up a new charity with the forming and running of the association.

Tollers' charity law representative, Barry Rogers is also the chairman of the board of trustees of one of the largest charitable trusts in the area – The Margaret Giffen Charitable Trust, providing him with a great deal of practical field experience to help clients with their unique circumstances.

In order to successfully set up a personal charity, individuals will need to understand the issues they may face, as well as ensure they have access to knowledge on the necessary steps to overcome them.

Issues Tollers can help those wanting to set up a charity overcome, include:

Ensuring the purpose and objectives of the charity are within the legal definition of "charitable".

Ensuring the structure of the proposed charity is appropriate; the main four types of charity structure are:

Company (limited by guarantee)
Charitable incorporated organisation (CIO)
Unincorporated association

Deciphering who the trustees or members of the charity will be

Deciphering how the charity will receive funding and from what source(s)

How the charity will be managed and ensure such information is set out in the governing document, adhering to all statutes of this area.

About Tollers
Tollers are a leading regional law firm founded in 1877, with 6 offices based in Northampton, Milton Keynes, Kettering, Corby, Stevenage and Kempston, and employing over 163 members of staff. As a well-established law firm, Tollers have a great deal of experience in a wide variety of complex areas of law, and are able to provide a modern approach to legal services, helping to achieve the result desired by their clients.

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Address: Tollers LLP 1 Waterside Way, Bedford Road, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN4 7XD

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