NFP Lawyers is a specialist boutique law practice providing legal support to the not for profit sector.

We identify issues and risk areas, offer practical advice and assistance for issues affecting not for profit organisations and social enterprises.

We have worked with a diverse range of not for profit organisations and social enterprises, from community groups and associations to companies limited by guarantee.  Our clients have come from various areas of Australia and undertake a wide range of activities and services.

We aim to provide specialist legal support which is also cost effective.

OUR SERVICES

  • Advice on appropriate legal structure

  • Preparation of governance documents

  • Advice on governance and compliance with directors’ duties

  • Advice on regulatory compliance – ASIC, ACNC, State Offices, ATO

  • Preparation of taxation endorsements/exemptions

  • Advice on intellectual property protection strategies – copyright, trade marks (national and international), domain names,confidentiality

  • Advice on privacy and FOI compliance

  • Advice on funding/grant agreements, sponsorship agreements

  • Advice on property and commercial transactions

LEGAL UPDATES

1605, 2016

Changes to the Ancillary Fund Guidelines

May 16th, 2016|Comments Off on Changes to the Ancillary Fund Guidelines

On the 1 July 2016 changes to the Private Ancillary Fund Guidelines 2009 and Public Ancillary Fund Guidelines 2011 that set minimum standards for the governance and conduct of ancillary funds [...]

2206, 2015

Changes to Not for profit company tax rate

June 22nd, 2015|Comments Off on Changes to Not for profit company tax rate

Tax Laws Amendment (Small Business Measures No. 1) Bill 2015 was passed by parliament on 15 June 2015 and is awaiting royal assent. It will reduce the company tax rate [...]

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Dr Joanne Redburn

Legal Practitioner Director

Joanne heads our not for profit practice. She acts for a diverse range of not for profit organisations.

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