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The lawyers at Sterling Legal® are community conscious and are active charity and not-for-profit board members. Being so close to the ‘coal face’ when it comes to dealing with issues and challenges experienced by charities and not-for-profit organisations gives them a genuine understanding of this increasingly complex sector.

Helping you Save the World!

National and International Clients

The lawyers at Sterling Legal® are veteran practitioners, with the skills and experience to serve your organisations, whether locally or nationally. The team led by Tom Zreika, is the Co-founder/Chairman of AusRelief and a current Councillor on Cumberland Council.

Sterling Legal® has assisted clients from:

  • Aged-care groups
  • Community associations
  • Cultural and arts institutions
  • Disability support organisations
  • Foundations
  • International and domestic aid organisations
  • Philanthropists
  • Private schools
  • Religious organisations
  • Sporting organisations
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Sterling Legal® provides advice and legal counsel in:

  • Advising on the most suitable legal structures
  • Best practice
  • Complex wills and bequest advice, particularly in relation to Family Provisions claims
  • Contractual advice
  • Corporate governance advice
  • Corporate social responsibility advice
  • Deductible gifts recipient advice
  • Defamation advice
  • Directors and officer’s insurance
  • Drafting constitution and other governance documents
  • Drafting policies and system documents
  • Establishment of charitable trusts and bequest clauses in wills;
  • Generally advice including accounting, marketing, IT, and personnel training
  • Grant funding
  • Human resources issues
  • Image and branding advice
  • Intellectual property advice
  • Intellectual property protection
  • Investment advice
  • Litigation and dispute resolution
  • Lobbying, advocacy and legal reform
  • Media and public relations advice
  • Meeting legislative and regulatory requirements
  • MOU and other collaborations (including joint ventures)
  • On-site legal education
  • Organisational registration (ACNC, Fair Trading, ASIC, ACFID, DFAT)
  • Property conveyancing advice
  • Quality standards (ISO)
  • Registration and certification
  • Risk assessments
  • Stamp duty exemptions
  • Tax exemption advice
  • Workplace health and safety

Sterling Legal® - We Listen

For more information about Charities and Not-for-Profits' law, talk to the lawyers at our Community Law office today on 96497007.

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