+613 9629 9629

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Level 2, 91 William Street, Melbourne, 3000

Legal Services for Not For Profits

Good Governance, Great Mission

We have an expert, dedicated Not for Profit legal team. But that’s not all.

From the top down, our staff have a history of service to Not for Profits.  We serve not only as professional advisors, but as volunteers, members, supporters and board members.  It’s part of our culture – so we understand.

It’s why we try to keep costs down, and focus on practical outcomes.

Whether you are a charity, community group, sporting club, industry or professional association, school, social enterprise, charitable foundation or other Not for Profit, we would love to help.

Our Not for Profit team can offer expert advice, based on experience, in the following specific areas:Not for Profit Legal Services Melbourne

Our Not for Profit team also works with other teams to deliver expert advice in:


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We have engaged Lewis Holdway for large and small matters over a number of years. We started using their services because of a shared commitment to doing business innovatively and have kept going back to them because they have demonstrated not only professional competence, but a commitment to our best interests even when at times it meant compromising their own.

We like their commitment to plain language and have found their service to be timely and fit for our needs. In short, we trust them, and trust is the bedrock of any meaningful business relationship.

– Client testimony

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Lewis Holdway Lawyers

+613 9629 9629

+613 9629 9630


Level 2, 91 William Street, Melbourne, 3000

P.O. Box 138, Collins Street West, Victoria 8007

DX Mail: DX 650 Melbourne

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