Now available: The 2013 Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory.
Practice Area Definition
Charities/Not-for-Profit Law involves a number of legal specialties, including corporate law, trusts and estates, and depending on the circumstances, real estate, taxation, employment and general business law. It involves representation of organizations such as public and private foundations, community trusts, cultural and performing organizations, educational and health care institutions, and other tax exempt entities, on matters ranging from obtaining charitable registration status from the Canada Customs and Revenue Agency, issues of corporate governance and planned giving, tax planning, and compliance with applicable provincial and federal statutes and regulations.
Please note that there is a separate section in the Directory for ESTATE & PERSONAL TAX PLANNING.