Charities, social entrepreneurs and philanthropists play an ever more important role in supporting and shaping a vibrant, healthy civil society and delivering positive social and environmental impact, both in the UK and around the world.
Charities and social ventures can be powerful agents delivering public benefit through their programmes, grant-making and innovation, and their advocacy and campaigns for positive change. For families and businesses, carefully thought through giving can be a powerful tool in delivering on their purpose, reflecting their values and contributing to their social contract with the communities they serve and to which they belong.
We offer a specialist, seamless service to help innovative charities, social ventures and philanthropists to deliver their strategic and operational plans, from start-ups to charities over 350 years old, and both local and globally. We build deep, meaningful relationships with our impact-driven clients, helping individuals and organisations to manage risk, take informed decisions and leverage valuable networks.
Our approach is informed by our own Core Values as a firm, our purpose – to enable our clients and our people to shape the world's possibilities – and our commitment to deliver positive environmental and social impact, including through our dedicated sustainability practice, Mishcon Purpose. Our lawyers are experts in all aspects of charity law, social ventures, and philanthropy, including corporate purpose, family charters and succession, and tax law. Many serve as trustees and volunteers, and we share significant experience leading and working in cause based and charitable organisations.