Charities & Not for Profits

Our Practice

At Shand Taylor Lawyers, we are proud of our extensive association with the not for profit sector.  We not only understand the issues which are unique and specific to the not for profit sector but can also provide charitable organisations with assistance in relation to a wide range of legal issues.  We have extensive experience in the provision of corporate governance advice to not for profit management committees and boards of management.  We provide advice to early childhood education providers, aged care providers, sporting associations, clubs and societies.

Our Expertise

We are able to assist with:-

  • establishment of not for profit and charitable associations, including drafting constitutions which ensure effective and efficient governance
  • applications for registration of a charity with the Australian Charities and Not for Profits Commission
  • applications for deductible gift recipient status
  • fundraising regulation and issues
  • corporate sponsorship and community business partnerships
  • testamentary gifts
  • property law and leasing issues
  • stamp duty exemption applications
  • employment law and industrial relations
  • discrimination
  • litigation
  • commercial contracts
  • occupational health and safety matters
  • intellectual property
  • risk management
  • privacy issues
  • construction projects and disputes

Our Team

Please refer your enquiries to:

Brad Clark, Partner 
(07) 3307 4527
bclark@shandtaylor.com.au

John Sneddon, Partner
(07) 3307 4504
jsneddon@shandtaylor.com.au

Richard Waring, Partner
(07) 3307 4545
rwaring@shandtaylor.com.au