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The charities and not-for-profit (NFP) sector is an important focus of our practice. 

Hicksons acts for a broad range of NFPs including well known, established Australian charitable organisations and those emerging charities in the start-up phase of their business cycle.

We have developed a thorough understanding of the sector through trusted relationships with our clients.  We offer a holistic service, where we support our clients to manage the various challenges facing the sector with clear, timely and practical advice.

Hicksons offers a range of specialised services to charities and NFPs including:

We keep our clients informed, in control and equipped to make the best decisions for themselves, their clients and their valued supporters.

Charities & Not-For-Profit Mini-Conference | Hicksons Lawyers

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Charities & Not-For-Profit Mini-Conference
is a half-day event with sessions covering topics of interest to leaders and managers of charitable or NFP organisations, including CEOs, Board Members, General Managers, HR Managers, In-house Counsel and Bequest Managers.
Unpacking different topics each event, our legal experts will provide insights on key topics to equip charities and NFPs with practical knowledge and tips through engaging presentations, discussions and Q&A.

If you would like to be first to find out when the next Mini-Conference will be taking place, register your interest here or email [email protected].


Charities & Not-For-Profit Mini-Conference Recap | November 2023
Hicksons’ Partners Cheree Sawley, Lachlan Wilson, Warwick Ryan and Persia Navidi explored the impacts of bequests, insolvency, employment and cyber on charitable and NFP organisations.

They shed light on how decision makers of charities and NFPs can better equip themselves and navigate challenges that may arise in these areas.
We also thank Paula Walsh and Erin Ireland from Guide Dogs NSW/ACT for contributing to an insightful discussion.

Cheree Sawley

Partner - Commercial Disputes
E: [email protected]
T: +61 2 4907 5678



Lachlan Wilson
Partner - Commercial Disptutes
E: [email protected]
T: +61 2 4907 5618

Warwick Ryan

Partner - Workplace Relations
E: [email protected]
T: +61 2 9293 5448



Persia Navidi
Partner - Cyber, Climate & Insurance
E: [email protected]
T: +61 2 8372 3890


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Please contact us if you have any enquiries via email at: [email protected] or by telephone on: +61 2 9293 5311 and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

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