NCVO Webinar: Choosing your legal structure

  • Quarter day
  • Online
  • Webinar
  • Legal
Join us and our expert legal partners, Withers LLP, as they cover the four different legal charity structures and how to choose the best one for your organisation.
Date: | 20 September 2022
Time: | 10.30–midday

event details

This session will take place online via Zoom. 

When setting up a charity, it’s important to choose the legal structure that suits the needs of your organisation.

This session will cover:
  • the four legal structures with which you can register with the Charity Commission and the key differences between them:
    • Charitable Trust
    • Unincorporated association
    • Charitable company
    • Charitable Incorporated Organisation
  • incorporated and unincorporated forms
  • how the structure you choose will affect your operations, legal responsibilities and reporting requirements.

There will also be an opportunity for a question and answer session. Spaces for this session are limited to encourage more interaction.

This session is part of a series of webinars that NCVO is running in partnership with Withers LLP:

about withers llp

Withers was established in 1896. Withers is a full-service law firm with a head office in London and 17 other offices in Europe, America and Asia.

Providing charity law advice is at the core of their work and the firm counts NCVO as one of its clients, alongside more than 65% of the UK’s largest charities.

Withers advises on all aspects of charity and not-for-profit law, from establishing new charities and not-for-profits to dealing with operational and governance matters.

who runs it?

This webinar is being hosted by NCVO in partnership with Withers LLP.

who should join?

Those new to the voluntary sector and those looking to set up a charity.

how to book

Book your place by clicking the 'REGISTER' button above. We'll send out joining instructions before the session.

contact us

Email with any questions you may have about the event.


This event is free for NCVO members. There may be a charge to attend if you are a non-member. Please check the event overview or click the 'REGISTER' button for more details.