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Legal training

New legal training for your organisation

Join us and our legal expert, Tim Smith, for some discussion and learning on the legal aspects of structures, membership and mergers.


  • CICs, CIOs etc – Legal Structures for Community Organisations
    Thursday 30 September 2021, 11:00-12:30pm
    ..more info
  • Making the most of Membership
    Tuesday 9 November, 11:00-12:30pm
    ..more info
  • Mergers
    Wednesday 19 January 2022, 11:00-12:30pm
    ..more info

Who should attend?

Anyone who is involved in the running of an community or voluntary organisation is welcome to join these sessions.

Cost per session: FREE. We are able to provide these sessions for free thanks to funding from Brighton and Hove City Council.

Bookvia eventbrite on the links above.

Trainer: Tim Smith, Community Works Volunteer Advisor. After qualifying as a solicitor, Tim left to be the manager of a charity where he had volunteered in most of his spare time for several years. Then after 10 years in the charity sector, he returned to being a solicitor specialising in corporate law, intellectual property and charity law. For smaller local charities and community groups he provided free advice and in 2014 he was awarded the inaugural Community Works ‘Sector Star’ award for greatest contribution to the community by a business. Since retiring as a solicitor in March 2020, Tim is continuing to provide advice for local charities and community groups as a volunteer with Community Works.


For other courses we are running, visit our training webpage.

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