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Data for financial year ending 31 December 2017

The Access To Justice Foundation

  • Income

    £1.9M

  • Spending

    £2.0M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1126147 Company no. 6714178

Contact details

Public address

  • The Access To Justice Foundation, Po Box 64162, London, WC1A 9AN

Aims & activities

The Access to Justice Foundation receives and distributes additional financial resources to support the provision of free of charge (pro bono) legal assistance to those in need. The Foundation is the recipient of Pro Bono Costs under Section 194 Legal Services Act 2007. Working with the Legal Support Trusts and national organisations, it makes grants to support pro bono projects.

What the charity does

  • The prevention or relief of poverty
  • Other charitable purposes

Who the charity helps

  • Other charities or voluntary bodies

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to organisations
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body

Income and Endowments:

£1.9M

Expenditure:

£2.0M

Assets and liabilities

  • £0.0K Own use assets
  • £0.0K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £569.3K Other assets
  • £42.8K Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

100%
7%
0%

Charitable objects

3.1 THE PROVISION OF FINANCIAL AND OTHER SUPPORT (INCLUDING SUCH FINANCIAL SUPPORT AS IS ENVISAGED BY SECTION 194 OF THE LEGAL SERVICES ACT 2007 AS AMENDED OR RE-ENACTED FROM TIME TO TIME) TO PERSONS WHO PROVIDE, OR ORGANISE OR FACILITATE THE PROVISION OF, LEGAL ADVICE OR ASSISTANCE (BY WAY OF REPRESENTATION OR OTHERWISE) WHICH IS FREE OF CHARGE (THAT IS, OTHERWISE THAN FOR OR IN EXPECTATION OF FEE, GAIN OR REWARD) AND WHICH IS PROVIDED DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY TO PEOPLE WHO ARE IN NEED OF SUCH ADVICE OR ASSISTANCE BY REASON OF YOUTH, AGE, ILL-HEALTH, DISABILITY, FINANCIAL HARDSHIP OR OTHER DISADVANTAGE; AND 3.2 THE PROMOTION OF SUCH OTHER PURPOSES AIMED AT IMPROVING ACCESS TO JUSTICE BEING EXCLUSIVELY CHARITABLE ACCORDING TO THE LAW OF ENGLAND AND WALES AS THE TRUSTEES MAY FROM TIME TO TIME DETERMINE.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION INCORPORATED 2 OCTOBER 2008 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION REGISTERED AT COMPANIES HOUSE ON 30 MAY 2018

Area of benefit

Undefined. In Practice National

Organisation type

Standard registration

Policies

Risk management
Investment
Conflicts of interest
Volunteer management
Complaints handling
Paying staff
  • 11 Trustees
  • 5 Employees
  • 20 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Laurence Harris Masorti Judaism Up-to-date
Steven Johnson School For Social Entrepreneurs Up-to-date
Street (Uk) Foundation Up-to-date
Dame Janet Hilary Smith None on record
Lance Dominic Piers Ashworth Qc None on record
Lord Goldsmith Qc (Chair) None on record
Toby Brown North East Legal Support Trust Up-to-date
Tiffinian Association Limited Up-to-date
Nicola Sawford Changing Faces Up-to-date
Chelmer Housing Partnership Limited Up-to-date
Frances Edwards None on record
Jeffrey Forrest None on record
Lauren Bruce None on record
Robert Nightingale None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Northern Ireland
  • Scotland
  • Throughout England And Wales