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Advisory Services

Matters peculiar with the Third Sector and on which Bennett & Philp can advise include:-

  • Fund raising laws and regulations;
  • Gaming laws;
  • The Australian Taxation regime relating to deductible gift recipient status, tax concessions for charities, and, State tax relief;
  • Pre-publication advice on external communications;
  • Board of Management/Directors’ duties;
  • Meeting protocols;
  • Volunteer agreements and waivers; and
  • Vicarious liability for the actions of employees/volunteers.

Additionally Bennett & Philp has practice areas devoted to business including:

Our lawyers have acted for and represented Incorporated and Unincorporated Associations, schools, charities, charitable trusts and foundations.  Many of our solicitors sit on Boards and Management committees in a pro-bono capacity and otherwise work in the Third Sector.