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.
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
Changes to Queensland tax concession eligibility (Duty, Land Tax, Payroll Tax) Queensland charitable institutions must now ensure that certain provisions are expressly stated in their governing documents in order to be eligible [...]
European Union General Data Protection Regulation: new data protection requirements apply from 25 May 2018
The European Union General Data Protection Regulation (the GDPR) contains new data protection requirements that started 25 May 2018. These will harmonise data protection laws across the EU and replace [...]