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Rix & Kay has a long-established reputation of working in partnership with charities and not-for-profit organisations.

Our focus is simple: to work with charities to create an environment where they can flourish and deliver long-term, sustainable services to the communities and good causes they are passionate about.

Legal expertise in the charity sector

Rix & Kay’s dedicated Charity Sector Team is made up of experts from across the firm. Our multi-disciplinary team is led by Partners and draws on specialist lawyers from Corporate, Property, Employment, Dispute Resolution and Private Client. The Team also has a particular interest in working with regional sports charities and disability sports across Sussex and Kent and has worked on a number of high profile conservation and adventure expeditions.

Our Charity Sector Team touches most aspects of life in the sector, from day-to-day problems to strategic and constitutional issues.

  • Registration, constitutions and governance
  • Property acquisition, sale and management
  • Employment and volunteer issues
  • Advice for trustees
  • Fundraising and trading
  • Commercial and contract negotiation
  • Dispute resolution
  • Tax smart solutions including VAT

Working with national charities

Our expertise has allowed us to build up an impressive roster of national charities with whom we work. Our advice spans the entire spectrum of legal advice and clients include The National Autistic Society, Action for Deafness and the Air Ambulance Trust.

“The dedicated charities team at Rix & Kay Solicitors LLP covers diverse areas such as governance, corporate, property, and employment for national and regional charities alike. It has particular experience advising local sporting charities, CICs, and trusts, as well as high-profile disability charities.”

“Rix & Kay’s staff are extremely approachable and help us in a variety of ways. In addition they have also recommended companies from other industries which has been extremely useful to us as a charity.”

Rix & Kay recognised as leading firm

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