PRIVATE WEALTH & CHARITIES PODCAST – EPISODE 5, PART 1

In the fifth episode of our Private Wealth & Charities podcast series Richard Norridge and Ben Pollard, Founder and CEO of charity Local Welcome discuss the charity’s past, present and future. Local Welcome aims to make it fun and easy to cook and eat with refugees in various communities across the UK. You can find … Read more

Charity Commission applies to English High Court for permission to apply funds to pay a charity’s interim manager

In December 2019, the Charity Commission announced its intention to make an application to the High Court in relation to the residual funds held by the insolvent Dove Trust (registered charity number 287401). The application comes following the third and final distribution of the charity’s assets to creditors by the Commission-appointed interim manager and seeks … Read more

Charity Commission disqualifies charity trustees who received almost £500,000 of unauthorised payments

The Charity Commission has, pursuant to its powers under section 181A of the Charities Act 2011 (the “CA“), disqualified three former trustees of Kingdom Life Ministries (charity registration number 1109664) following a statutory inquiry which found the former trustees received unauthorised payments totalling £456,853.68 between 1 June 2013 and 13 November 2018. Read more

PRIVATE WEALTH & CHARITIES PODCAST – EPISODE 4

In the fourth episode of our Private Wealth and Charities podcast series, Richard Norridge, Michael Hunt and Jade Hu discuss the ins and outs of registering a charity in England & Wales. We focus on some common pitfalls and problems which we have seen arise in practice when applying to register a charity, and share … Read more

PRIVATE WEALTH & CHARITIES PODCAST – EPISODE 3, Part 2

In this second part of our third episode of our Private Wealth and Charities podcast series Richard Norridge and Mark Adair discuss music and law. Mark had a successful career as a composer before joining the firm, and shares his thoughts on what he has taken from his creative past into his legal career. The … Read more

PRIVATE WEALTH & CHARITIES PODCAST – EPISODE 3, PART 1

In the third episode of our Private Wealth and Charities podcast series Richard Norridge and Mark Adair discuss music and law. Mark had a successful career as a composer before joining the firm, and shares his thoughts on what he has taken from his creative past into his legal career. The third episode of the … Read more

Private Wealth & Charities Podcast – Episode 2

The second episode of our Private Wealth and Charities podcast series considers some recent decisions from the English courts in respect of out of time claims for reasonable financial provision brought under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975. The second episode of the series is also now live on Apple Podcasts, SoundCloud, … Read more