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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I’d like to thank you for your professionalism, prompt replies and constant open communication. You have enabled us to achieve our number 1 goal which was DGR status. You have been a pleasure to work with and we will certainly be calling on you in the future should we need it. – Client Testimony

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Talk to our Not For Profit Law Team Now

Lewis Holdway Lawyers

+613 9629 9629

Fax: +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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An important lesson for every school

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By Chris Morey Most educators go into education because they want to help shape and teach the young minds of the future, not because they want to be bogged down in legal or administrative issues or in paperwork. But, especially for private schools, the paperwork, and especially that all important initial enrolment documentation, is critical.…

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By Adam Foster Further to our lead article for this edition of Directions on good governance in the Not-for-profit sector; the recent 7-Eleven scandal is an example of how damaging employee-entitlement errors can be for an employer. Thus making now a good time for employer organisations to take stock and ensure your organisation has covered…

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