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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, community housing providers, aged care providers, sporting associations, environmental aid agencies, clubs, and societies.

Our Expertise

We are able to assist with:

  • Establishment of not-for-profit and charitable associations, including drafting constitutions that 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 matters

  • Risk management

  • Privacy issues

  • Construction projects and disputes

  • Structuring issues for existing not-for-profit and charitable associations

Our Team

Please refer your enquiries to:

Brad Clark, Director 
(07) 3307 4527

John Sneddon, Director
(07) 3307 4504

Richard Waring, Director
(07) 3307 4545

Patrick Sherlock, Director

(07) 3307 4542


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