Although Jenny Hemming is fully registered with the Law Society and the Solicitors Regulation Authority, she works now as a legal consultant within the freedom for legal services allowed by the Legal Services Act 2007, aiming to provide high quality advice within a flexible and reasonable cost structure.

Professional services

Third Sector Legal offers a wide range of professional services, including:

  • The formation of charities and other not-for-profit entities, their appropriate legal structure and their governing documents, with related drafting and filing;
  • Advice on and assistance with governance issues;
  • Provision of legal updates and explanatory materials for trustees and for the executive;
  • Negotiation  and drafting of memoranda of understanding, commercial agreements, terms and conditions, grant funding agreements, partnership agreements and joint venture agreements;
  • Setting up of trading subsidiaries;
  • Merger and takeover advice;
  • Auditing for legal compliance and risk assessment;
  • Advice relating to linked or group charities in other jurisdictions;
  • Liaison with legal advisers in other jurisdictions;
  • Company secretarial work;
  • Assistance with executive and trustee recruitment campaigns;
  • Trustee induction training;
  • Drafting of formal documents such as annual reviews and trustee reports.