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  • Restructuring and insolvency


Do the restrictions on the sale of charity land imposed by the Charities Act 2011 bind an administrator of a charitable corporation?

It is common to see companies limited by guarantee holding charitable land on behalf of a charitable trust. However, the law relating to the sale of land owned by charities and the law relevant to insolvent charitable corporations do not sit well together. This can create issues for administrators who find themselves appointed in over a charitable corporation as well as uncertainty for purchasers. The recent article written by Paul Dutton and James Williams discusses the legal position as well as proposing some practical solutions.

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