The Charities Sector in Ireland is made up of almost 10,000 charities and close to 20,000 not-for-profit organisations. These Charitable organisations provide a much needed service in Ireland. The Charities Sector is valued at roughly €15 billion per annum in Ireland.
Our Charities Department call on members from our Firm’s other Departments, particularly the Corporate and Real Estate Departments, as needed, to deliver a full service.
We act for many charities, not-for-profit organisations and community groups. We can manage the formation process of a charity including, but not limited to, set-up, registration with the Charities Regulator and applying for charitable tax exemption from the Irish Revenue Commissioners.
- Setting up structure, re-organising and mergers
- Fundraising and grants
- Intellectual property and data protection
- Codes of conduct and education
- Estates, trusts and property transactions
- Advised a number of charities in relation to ongoing legal issues, including corporate governance and their obligations pursuant to the Charities Regulator
- Advised an Irish charity in relation to a restructure and attended at its AGM in an advisory capacity
- Advised an Irish charity in relation to a relocation of its premises and issues arising
- Acted for a liquidator in a High Court Liquidation impacting on a number of charities and liaising with Counsel for the Charities Regulator in that regard
- Advised on the set up and corporate governance issues of a charity affiliated to a Dublin school and advising in relation to ongoing day to issues
- Advised on the proposed merger of two charities, including the due diligence process and the drafting of documents
- Advised a liquidator in the winding up of a well-known Irish charity
- Advised a charity on legislative requirements relating to changes in trustees and fundraising and governance policies
- Advised Mark Pollock and his team throughout the process of successfully incorporating and registering his new charity, Collaborative Cures
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