This website is for those involved with charities, social enterprises and not for profits.
This site is unique as it provides relevant and useful information about the issues that you are either facing now or will face in the future.
Here you will find, for free:
– articles with advice on starting up a venture in this sector;
– downloadable templates of commonly used documents;
– discussion of issues you will face in particular relating to legal structures, governance, fundraising and liability; and
– video interviews with some of our clients working in this space.
Parry Field Lawyers is a Christchurch based law firm that started in 1948. We have been assisting clients throughout New Zealand and internationally for many decades in the charitable sector. One of our partners, Ken Lord, has contributed to several of the leading textbooks on charities law in New Zealand. We specialise in the representation of nonprofit, tax-exempt organisations, including charities, charitable trusts, private foundations social enterprises, social welfare organisations, public and private schools, (whether company-sponsored or family-endowed), tertiary institutions, churches and religious organisations as well as organisations that support this sector.