We believe not-for-profit sports clubs, community groups and charities are the beating heart of our communities, and provide real benefits. Managing a not-for-profit organisation has its own unique challenges, and we are committed to using our skills to help volunteers and administrators focus on their goals, not their paperwork.  

 

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Our team has the legal skills and real world experience to give you expert advice and training about:

  • The advantages and disadvantages of the available operating structures (charitable trusts/companies/incorporated societies)
  • Administration and governance obligations
  • Drafting and amending constitutional documents
  • Winding up not-for-profit organisations
  • Funding applications and options
  • Disciplinary matters
  • Employment and contracting issues for volunteers, coaches and officials
  • Commercial issues for not-for-profit organisations, including sponsorship agreements, restraints of trade and event/risk management
  • Athlete agreements, including grants/funding, sponsorship and image rights
  • Establishing charitable trusts, incorporated societies and charitable companies
  • Registering charitable organisations with Charities Services
  • Presenting seminars to trustees and officers about their obligations and liabilities

Read our articles on not-for-profit organisations