Not for Profit & Charity

Simply put, our lawyers are set apart by their deep understanding of not for profit and charity law in Australia,  coalface experience serving on the boards of charitable organisations, and over 15 years experience working with charities and not for profits of all descriptions.  Our lawyers are senior advisors who know the not for profit sector with depth and proficiency.  


Our service offerings include:

  • Governance & risk advice
  • Compliance 
  • Establishment & structuring – for companies limited by guarantee, incorporated associations, unincorporated associations, and more
  • Church incorporation   
  • Charitable trusts & funds (including property holding trusts)
  • Public Ancillary Funds
  • Migration to company limited by guarantee
  • Mergers & acquisitions
  • Organisational restructures
  • Property transactions (including sale and purchase, leasing, licensing, and more)
  • Tax Concessions & Exemptions
  • ACNC registration and reporting
  • Transfer duty & land tax exemptions
  • Policy formation & training
  • Winding up

How can we assist your charity? 

We love being considered our client’s “go to” advisors for all aspects of their not for profit and charity law needs.  If you need charity law specialist, we would love to assist.

We have particular expertise around:

  • Letters patent bodies
  • Fundraising vehicles
  • Complex charity registrations with the ACNC
  • International giving
  • Enterprise trusts for churches
  • Advocacy by charities
  • Philanthropic structures for schools
  • Fringe benefits tax advice
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