Charity Property Focus: A Practical Guide to dealing with property left to charity by Will and trust property

Due to unforseen circumstances this event has had to be postponed and a new date will be announced soon.

Dates & Times

November 10, 2015 @ 12:00 am

This seminar will look at the common issues that come up for our charity clients when dealing with property left by will and property held on trust restrictions, including permanent endowment.

We will look at trust property issues that frequently come up including:

• Getting to grips with the terminology
• Identifying trust property
• Selling designated land and permanent endowment
• Changing trust restrictions on use of property
• Charities Act compliance

We will also focus on the particular issues that you need to think about when your charity is left a property by Will, such as:

• what to consider before accepting the property,
• difficult issues like third party challenges or property left for a purpose that cannot be met
• things to think about if your charity is left a remainder interest after a prior life interest
• making the most of the property e.g. repairs or full scale development


Laura Soley – Partner, Charity and Social Enterprise, BWB
Jamie Huard – Senior Associate, Real Estate, BWB
Rebecca Rider – Solicitor, Real Estate, BWB

Why choose this course?

Trust property, permanent endowment and legacy property are complicated and can easily cause charities to trip up and lose out.
This session aims to provide practical guidance on the issues that charities may face and how to deal with them, in the context of protecting and maximising the property for your charity.
If you have particular legacy or trust property issues, we invite you to send them to us to [insert email address] before the session and we will try to cover as many as possible!

Who should attend?

Anyone working within a charity who deals with or may need to get a better understanding of legacy and trust property issues.


8.00am: Breakfast and registration
8.30am: Seminar
9.30am: Finish