Military Charities

“Wilsons is simply outstanding. The team is fully committed to delivering top-level service and advice.”

Chambers, 2023

“The team built a clear timeline and their approach was professional, empathic and thorough. Their advice was carefully considered and delivered in clear and helpful terms”

Chambers, 2023

“The go-to firm for Charity matters. Particularly the best for military charities – and they support many of the oldest institutions in the UK. They are really the leaders in the space, and treat clients with dignity and respect. Lead the way in advice in keeping the sector in line with good practice”

Legal 500, 2023

“The teams at Wilsons are extremely well coordinated. They each have complementary skills, that combine effectively to ensure that their guidance and advice is accurate, timely and based on a wide knowledge base.”

Legal 500, 2023

Committed to service

Ensuring good governance and managing trustees is a vital and demanding role. Our highly-experienced team – including current and ex-serving personnel, relatives of force members and charity trustees – can help you whether your military charity is established or just getting off the ground.

Advice shaped by experience

We understand the complex issues and questions arising from the Charities Act 2006. Our experience covers restructuring, incorporation and amalgamation of military charities, as well as the establishment of trading subsidiaries

Military charities often face frequent changes in trustees, so a sound governance structure and trustees who understand their roles and responsibilities are essential. We provide governance reviews and training to help everyone work more effectively. 


Understanding your activities

Our useful factsheets can help answer your questions about defining, registering and running your military charity.


Download our factsheets:

•    What you need to know about your charity
•    Registering your charity
•    Making your charity more efficient