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 appreciated Lewis Holdway Lawyers’ professional, courteous and timely responses to our projects.

– 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

Recent Articles


Ignorance is not bliss: Ignore an unfair dismissal claim and process at your own peril.

December 5, 2016

The recent decision of Abra v SJJ Group Services Pty Ltd is a timely reminder to employers of the implications for not responding to an unfair dismissal claim. In this case, the employer was sent the claim, and did not respond to it. It did not participate in the conciliation conference. The Employer, although directed by…

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Social enterprises, the ACNC register and protecting commercially sensitive information

November 14, 2016

Income tax exemption and other tax concessions can be attractive to many social enterprises.  They could be the difference between the success and failure of a venture. However, they usually come with strings attached.  One common “string” is an obligation to register with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (“ACNC”), and with that comes an…

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