Not-for-profit Law
Legal help for community organisations

Governing a Community Organisation

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Unpack the A-Z of governance and make sure you are fully aware of your legal responsibilities as a board or committee. 

You’ll learn about governance versus management, key legal duties, purposes and rules. Governance is broad, but doesn’t have to baffle you!

  • Legal roles of committee/board members as decision makers
  • Differences between governance and management
  • Legal structure and status of your organisation
  • Importance of rules and legal purpose or objects
  • Four key legal duties of committee/board members
  • Potential liabilities, protecting yourself and your organisation
  • Other relevant laws and additional resources

Who should attend? New and current board/committee members and senior staff

Length 3 hours

Maximum number of participants 30

If you think your group will exceed 30 participants please contact us to discuss further

Facilitator One of our lawyers with expertise in charity and not-for-profit law and experience in providing training to community groups

 

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