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Charity trustee liability (England & Wales)

This guidance provides a guide to the basic legal responsibilities of trusteeship, which will be of benefit to trustees new and old alike.


  • Purpose
  • Terminology
  • Liability
  • Sources of liability
  • Who is liable?
  • Charity’s legal status
  • CLG
  • Other incorporated charities
  • Preventing liability
  • Trustee Indemnity Insurance
  • Relief from liability

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