Charities


McKeever Solicitors has considerable experience on Charities laws and advises many high profile Irish Charities. More specifically, we advise Charities on:

  • Advising on Charities law, Company Law and Revenue law as it applies to Charities
  • Incorporation including the structuring of a Company Limited by Guarantee
  • Charity mergers , including drafting all necessary documentation in compliance with the Companies Act 2014, carrying out all necessary due diligence and applying for Revenue, and Charities Regulatory Authority clearance as required. Advising also on Competition law aspects of Mergers
  • Company law advice for companies, including structuring Members and Board meetings, advising on inter company structures, English law and practice where of assistance
  • Establishing Charities and advising on different structures for Charities
  • Fundraising, advising on the laws which apply to Fundraising
  • Members of Charities, their rights and obligations
  • Not for profit companies distinguished
  • Passporting by Charities into England and English Charities passporting into Ireland
  • Reorganisation and restructuring a Charities Group
  • Trusts. Establishing a Charitable trust and why it might be advisable
  • Trustees and Directors’ rights and obligations under the Charities Act 2009, and the Companies Act 2014

Related Insights - News & Publications

Charities - Collaborate or Merge?

31 July 2016 by Andrew Clarke, Solicitor

Merger or other forms of collaborative working can make better use of charitable funds and property and provide better services for beneficiaries. For example if two charities in the same area are doing similar work and competing for funding, a merger may be the best way to secure funding and provide a united voice.

Establishing a Charitable Trust in Ireland

16 July 2015 by Alban O'Callaghan, Trainee Solicitor

The Charities Regulatory Authority will determine whether or not an organisation is a charitable organisation, it is a matter solely for the Revenue Commissioners to determine whether an organisation is entitled to the various tax exemptions available to charities.

Key Contacts
Paul Foley
Partner

IFSC, Dublin
Paul practises both English and Irish law and specialises in cross border financial services law, online trade and internet law.

T: +353 (0) 1 670 2990

F: +353 (0) 1 670 2988

E: pfoley@mckr.ie

Andrew Clarke
Solicitor

IFSC, Dublin
Andrew also advises on corporate structures, mergers and acquisitions, particularly in the Charity sector, company law compliance and corporate governance.

T: +353 (0) 1 670 2990

F: +353 (0) 1 670 2988

E: aclarke@mckr.ie



Charities


McKeever Solicitors has considerable experience on Charities laws and advises many high profile Irish Charities. More specifically, we advise Charities on:

  • Advising on Charities law, Company Law and Revenue law as it applies to Charities
  • Incorporation including the structuring of a Company Limited by Guarantee
  • Charity mergers , including drafting all necessary documentation in compliance with the Companies Act 2014, carrying out all necessary due diligence and applying for Revenue, and Charities Regulatory Authority clearance as required. Advising also on Competition law aspects of Mergers
  • Company law advice for companies, including structuring Members and Board meetings, advising on inter company structures, English law and practice where of assistance
  • Establishing Charities and advising on different structures for Charities
  • Fundraising, advising on the laws which apply to Fundraising
  • Members of Charities, their rights and obligations
  • Not for profit companies distinguished
  • Passporting by Charities into England and English Charities passporting into Ireland
  • Reorganisation and restructuring a Charities Group
  • Trusts. Establishing a Charitable trust and why it might be advisable
  • Trustees and Directors’ rights and obligations under the Charities Act 2009, and the Companies Act 2014

Related Insights -
News & Publications

Charities - Collaborate or Merge?

31 July 2016 by Andrew Clarke, Solicitor


Merger or other forms of collaborative working can make better use of charitable funds and property and provide better services for beneficiaries. For example if two charities in the same area are doing similar work and competing for funding, a merger may be the best way to secure funding and provide a united voice.

Establishing a Charitable Trust in Ireland

16 July 2015 by Alban O'Callaghan, Trainee Solicitor


The Charities Regulatory Authority will determine whether or not an organisation is a charitable organisation, it is a matter solely for the Revenue Commissioners to determine whether an organisation is entitled to the various tax exemptions available to charities.

Key Contacts
Paul Foley

Partner

IFSC, Dublin
Paul practises both English and Irish law and specialises in cross border financial services law, online trade and internet law.

Tel: +353 (0) 1 670 2990

Fax: +353 (0) 1 670 2988

Email: pfoley@mckr.ie

Andrew Clarke

Solicitor

IFSC, Dublin
Andrew also advises on corporate structures, mergers and acquisitions, particularly in the Charity sector, company law compliance and corporate governance.

Tel: +353 (0) 1 670 2990

Fax: +353 (0) 1 670 2988

Email: aclarke@mckr.ie