Legal Support

Legal Support 

Answers to your legal FAQs

The Alliance is working with legal professionals to help answer our members' most common questions. If there is a topic you would like to see covered here or in our training please get in touch with us. 

 

 

How will GDPR affect me?

How do I set up a charity?

An answer has been provided by Morton Fraser LLP https://www.morton-fraser.com/how-do-i-set-charity

What are the differences between Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisations (SCIOS), Community Interest Companies (CICS) and Companies?

An answer has been provided by Morton Fraser LLP https://www.morton-fraser.com/what-are-differences-between-scottish-charitable-incorporated-organisations-scios-community-interest

What are the legal duties of charity trustees?

An answer has been provided by Morton Fraser LLP https://www.morton-fraser.com/what-are-legal-duties-charity-trustees

Where can individuals get free legal advice?

The University of Edinburgh Law School runs a Free Legal Advice Centre. Indiviudals can book an appointment with a postgraduate student and supervising solicitor. 
Areas covered include Contract, Employment, Property, Wills and Inheritance, Family, Intellectual Property, Company and Commercial, Landlord and Tenant.
Clinics are running each Monday in February. Find out more about this service here. 

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