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Acquiring property – legal and practical know-how to save you money for a sustainable future

  • Start: 12th June, 2024 @ 5:00PM
  • End: 12th June, 2024 @ 7:00PM
  • The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ

As many charities adopt new property strategies, they are taking on new or different properties, or taking advantage of market conditions to buy freeholds; what do trustees and senior managers need to think about when taking on new property?


  • Andrew Small and Clare Garbett, Partners, Russell-Cooke Solicitors
  • David Earle, Executive Director – Head of London Office Advisory, Lambert Smith Hampton
  • Simon Taylor, Head of Property Advisory, Ethical Property Foundation
  • Chair: Antonia Swinson, Chief Executive, Ethical Property Foundation

In this enjoyable live property forum in Farringdon, the second in the 2024 Charity Property Forums, Andrew Small, Partner at Solicitors Russell-Cooke and Simon Taylor Head of Property Advisory at the Ethical Property Foundation share stories, ideas, hot tips, and mistakes to avoid when acquiring property for your charity.

With a live audience, great food, and wine with lots of time to ask questions, this promises to be a fun enjoyable evening. Key learning includes:

  • How can charities plan effectively?
  • What trustees need to know and why.
  • How can you save money when briefing a lawyer?
  • How can you read between the lines of a survey?
  • What does your lender need to know?
  • What can you negotiate besides the price?
  • Don’t live your own horror story: how to avoid the big mistakes.

Places are limited. Book your free place today.

Any queries relating to this event, please contact Louise Oliver (Ethical Property Foundation) via email: louise.oliver@ethicalproperty.org.uk.