Charity Global Guide

Global insight from leading lawyers in comparative guides to the law worldwide

The Charity Global Guide gives a high level overview of the global charity law sector. The Country Q&As provide a structured overview of the key practical issues concerning charity law in key jurisdictions around the world, including the legal framework, principal sources of law, forms of organisation used for charitable purposes and the formalities to set these up, main regulatory authorities, management, accounting/financial reporting requirements, tax and overseas charities.

Anne-Marie is Head of the Charities and Community Group at Farrer & Co. She acts for sponsors of new charities, directors, trustees and officers of existing charities and other not-for-profit bodies and individuals and companies wishing to make charitable gifts or do business with charities. She is particularly well known for her handling of difficult regulatory cases; the regulation of fundraising and complex mergers, reorganisations and administrations.

Founder, former secretary and former Chairman of the Charity Law Association, Anne-Marie also lectures and writes regularly on charity law subjects.

Country Q&A Contributing firm
Australia Mills Oakley
Belgium Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick
Brazil Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga
Canada Miller Thomson LLP
Germany P+P Pöllath + Partners
Gibraltar Hassans International Law Firm
Ireland O'Connor, Solicitors
Israel Herzog, Fox & Neeman
Italy Facchini Rossi & Soci
Luxembourg Arendt & Medernach SA
Mexico Basham, Ringe & Correa S.C
The Netherlands Russell Advocaten
Singapore Braddell Brothers LLP
South Africa Werksmans Attorneys
Sweden Mannheimer Swartling Advokatbyrå
Switzerland Lenz & Staehelin
UK (England and Wales) Farrer & Co
UK (Northern Ireland) Edwards & Co. Solicitors
UK (Scotland) Turcan Connell
United States (California) Adler & Colvin
United States (New York) Law Offices of Suzanne M. Reisman


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