We advise non-profit organizations on all legal matters that they may face including incorporation and formation of societies, maintaining registered charitable status, and advising on corporate governance.

Boughton Law takes pride in supporting the work of non-profit organizations. We also know that you already have a lot on your plate, and that’s why our wide range of services take the guesswork away. Having the right legal advice can help your organization avoid the risk of liability and other disputes down the road. Regardless of your requirements, you will receive our full attention and expert advice.

We advise organizations of all sizes and types, including individuals, private family charities, community-based organizations, athletic associations, whether, local, and provincial or national organizations. Additionally, if you are an individual or corporation looking to make a charitable donation or take part in other charitable activities, we can provide you with informed insight and assistance.

Our lawyers provide counsel for organizations at any stage. At the beginning, we can advise you on the incorporation or formation of societies, trusts, and federal not-for-corporations. We also aid non-profits in obtaining and maintaining registered charitable status from the Canada Revenue Agency.

Later on, we can help you manage your day-to-day operations and provide legal advice on all corporate governance matters such as general meetings and procedures, board and committee structures, and director and officer responsibilities and fiduciary duties. As a client of a full service law firm, you’ll also have access to our other expert teams who can assist in matters such as general litigation, employment law, intellectual property, and real estate, or any other matter.

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