Third Sector

Acting for over 10% of Scotland's largest charities, and independently recognised as charity law experts, MacRoberts Charities & Third Sector team has a deep understanding of the specific challenges facing the sector. 

Whether we are working with you to develop a new service through innovative models or to create a framework where sustainable growth can develop, or whether you are a charity, social enterprise, trust or community group, we have a dedicated team to help you deliver social impact.

Are you considering becoming a charity Trustee?

Have a look at our latest video, in which Val Surgenor shares her experience and provides some advice for those considering taking on such a role.

“MacRoberts is a leading adviser to charities, the third sector and social enterprise in Scotland. Through our team’s affiliations with the sector, we have a deep understanding of the issues and challenges facing charities, the third sector and social enterprise and our expertise and experience means we are ideally placed to work with our clients to achieve their outcomes.”

Valerie Surgenor, Head of Charities & Third Sector
  • 'Val Armstrong-Surgenor has excellent practical and legal experience and is very well placed to give insightful and strategic advice.'

    Legal 500
  • 'Strong team, well-known and well-respected. Excellent advice and useful helpline approach giving free advice at the outset of any matter.'

    Legal 500
  • 'The entire team is always extremely professional, giving great advice and support, willing to get involved as much or as little as required.'

    Legal 500

Data Protection & Cyber Security

Cyber security and key changes under the GDPR and UK Data Protection Act 2018 affect almost all businesses. Our online hub contains a wealth of information and insights on what your businesses should be doing to ensure full compliance with the law.

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