Malcolm Lynch > Wrigleys Solicitors LLP > Leeds, England > Lawyer Profile

Wrigleys Solicitors LLP
3rd Floor
3 Wellington Place

Living Wage

Work Department

Charities and Social Economy




Malcolm is an innovative company, commercial and financial services lawyer whose primary client focus since 1985 is organisations in the social economy, social investment and sustainability. These include charities, responsible businesses, social enterprises, co-operative and community benefit societies, community interest companies, trade associations and other forms of mutual enterprise. He has advised on the succession of companies into employee ownership for many years. Malcolm pioneered community share and bond issues by renewable energy co-operatives and advises on beyond the perimeter financial services.

Malcolm’s expertise includes structuring of charity and non-charity groups, co-operative and community benefit societies, employee ownership succession and share incentive plans, company law, commercial agreements, service level agreements and financial services. He chairs the Wrigleys Risk Committee and is the firm’s Anti-Money Laundering Officer.

Partner at Wrigleys Solicitors LLP Head of Charities and Social Economy 2000 – present day


Malcolm is a member of the Charity Law Association and the FRSA.
Chair Business and Enterprise Finance
Chair Leeds Youth Opera

Lawyer Rankings

Yorkshire and the Humber > Private client > Charities and not-for-profit

(Hall of Fame)

Malcolm LynchWrigleys Solicitors LLP

The charities team at Wrigleys Solicitors LLP is led by Malcolm Lynch. It is one of the largest specialist teams in this sector in the country, described as going ‘above and beyond’ for its clients. Its workload includes advising on intricate and complex, high-value matters involving charity governance; corporate foundations; grants and social finance; property and housing. The team advises a broad range of clients, from faith-based charities, to health-based, to arts, culture and heritage-based, to conservation and environment-focused. Chris Billington leads on education work; other key names include Sylvie Nunn and Nat Johnson.

London > Private client > Charities and not-for-profit

‘The ‘highly recommendedMalcolm Lynch leads the large and specialist team at Wrigleys Solicitors LLP that acts for a broad spectrum of regional, national and international clients. Key areas of work including advising on charity governance, corporate foundations, international charities as well as advising on grants and social financing. It is skilled at helping faith-based and health-based charities as well as arts, culture and heritage charities. Other core areas of expertise lie in conservation and environmental matters as well as community led housing. Sylvie Nunn is also well-regarded and advises on a wide range of charity law matters.