Debenhams Ottaway is one of only a few firms’ of solicitors to offer specialist advice to churches and other religious organisations. Our team has a wealth of experience in Ecclesiastical Law and has advised the Diocese of St Albans for over 30 years. The firm is currently the appointed Legal Adviser to the Diocese of St Albans for property trust and related matters.
What services DO we offer?
Our multi- discipline team can provide help and advice to churches in the following areas:
• Property – the sale, purchase and letting of church property and property held in charitable trusts, school sites and advising Church of England School Trustees
• Planning, environment and enforcement matters
• The set-up and administration of Trusts
• Employment Law, including appointments and disciplinary matters
• Secular litigation
• Commercial agreements
• Wills & Probate