Charities: Joined-up thinking

When is a charity not a charity? When it is a club. Timothy Sherwin explains Practitioners should be careful in the drafting of membership provisions in any charity, and especially those charities which rely on s5 of the 2011 Act, in order to ensure that they do not restrict entry to the membership more than …
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Trusts: Enforcing private purpose trusts

Mark Pawlowski and James Brown examine the possibility of using the mechanism of a residuary legatee in order to enforce a trust for non-charitable purposes ‘If there are no beneficiaries with equitable interests in the trust assets, there is technically no one “in whose favour the court can decree specific performance”.’ As trust lawyers will …
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