Boughton Law’s Non-Profit Practice Group has the experience and expertise to advise on all legal matters that non-profit and charitable organizations may face.
Areas of Expertise
It is crucial for the growth and longevity of your organization to ensure that all aspects are done properly right from the start to avoid risk of liability or other disputes down the road. Our team of lawyers can assist you at all stages of the life of your organization, from its formation through to its day-to-day running.
We regularly advise on the incorporation and formation of societies, trusts and federal not-for-profit corporations, including obtaining and maintaining registered charitable status from the Canada Revenue Agency.
Directors and executives can look to us for advice on all corporate governance matters such as general meetings and procedures, board and committee structures, director and officer responsibility as well as fiduciary duties. If membership disputes arise, we are capable of guiding you through possible remedies.
Regardless of whether you are an individual, a private family charity, a small community-based organization, a larger provincial or national organization, or registered amateur athletic association, you will receive our full attention and expert advice tailored to your organization’s requirements.
By partnering with our full service team, you can benefit from a seamless service that covers other areas of law as it applies to your non-profit or charitable organization, such as general litigation, employment law, intellectual property, real estate and other commercial matters.
If you are an individual or corporation looking to participate in planned giving opportunities such as charitable donations and other philanthropic activities, our familiarity and involvement with the non-profit community further allows us to offer you informed insight and assistance.