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Data for financial year ending 31 March 2018

Avon And Bristol Law Centre

  • Income

    £1.2M

  • Spending

    £811.6K

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1059022 Company no. 1982371

Contact details

Public address

  • Avon & Bristol Law Centre, 2 Hide Market, West Street, St. Philips, Bristol, BS2 0BH

Aims & activities

The Law Centre provides legal advice and advocacy service for unwaged and low paid people and for people experiencing unlawful discrimination

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • The prevention or relief of poverty
  • Human rights/religious or racial harmony/equality or diversity

Who the charity helps

  • Other charities or voluntary bodies
  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Provides advocacy/advice/information

Income and Endowments:

£1.2M

Expenditure:

£811.6K

Assets and liabilities

  • £0.0K Own use assets
  • £0.0K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £1.0M Other assets
  • £216.8K Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

67%
100%
33%

Charitable objects

1) TO RELIEVE POOR PERSONS IN THE DESIGNATED AREA BY PROVIDING SUCH PERSONS WITH LEGAL SERVICES WHICH THEY COULD NOT OTHERWISE OBTAIN THROUGH THE LACK OF MEANS. 2) THE ADVANCEMENT OF EDUCATION AMONG PERSONS RESIDENT OR WORKING IN THE DESIGNATED AREA. 3) THE ADVANCEMENT OF SUCH OTHER CHARITABLE PURPOSES AS ARE BENEFICIAL TO THE COMMUNITY FOR PERSONS RESIDENT OR WORKING IN THE DESIGNATED AREA.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES INCORPORATED 24/01/1986 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 05/10/1996 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 09/11/2004 NOW ARTICLES ADOPTED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION DATED 02/11/2010 AS AMENDED BY CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION ON CHANGE OF NAME DATED 22/11/2010 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 02/07/2013 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 12/11/2013

Area of benefit

Bath And North East Somerset, Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Gloucestershire And Wiltshire

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other names

Avon And Bristol Law Centre
Bristol Law Centre

Other Regulators

Financial Conduct Authority

Policies

Risk management
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Conflicts of interest
Volunteer management
Complaints handling
Paying staff

Land And Property

This charity owns and/or leases land or property.

  • 12 Trustees
  • 20 Employees
  • 70 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Roger Berry Disability Rights Uk Up-to-date
Sarah Mcmurchie None on record
Dipika Keen None on record
Dr Oliver Geoffrey William Lewis None on record
Charley Jean Pattison None on record
Rhiannon Griffiths None on record
Padma Ramanan None on record
Michael Timothy Silvey None on record
Richard Gordon Hall None on record
Lhosa Anne Daly Frsa Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru Up-to-date
Katie Pritchard None on record
Esther Pickup Keller None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Bath And North East Somerset
  • Bristol City
  • North Somerset
  • Somerset
  • South Gloucestershire