Charities & Non-Profit Organisations

We advise tax-privileged organisations of all types on the law applicable to non-profits. We strive to implement holistic concepts that take neighbouring areas of law into account, and provide our clients with long-term support. 

Legal forms

Our clients include: 

  • Non-profit organisations
  • Foundations
  • Associations
  • Federations
  • Non-profit companies


While our expertise is broad, our work focuses on the following areas: 

  • Advising on establishment
  • Drafting and amending articles of association, taking into account the tax laws applicable to charities (§§ 51 et seq. Fiscal Code)
  • Coordinating with tax authorities and/or foundation supervisory authorities
  • Assessing and ensuring compliance with the criteria for non-profits
  • Advising on restructuring
  • Advising bodies and board members on ongoing activities
  • Advising on all issues concerning dependent foundations and/or endowment funds

Requirements of tax-privileged organisations

We provide support to boards and board members of tax-privileged organisations on compliance with the special provisions that apply to such organisations, including in relation to the following areas:

  • Non-profit law (§§ 51 et. seq. Fiscal Code)
  • Law applicable to donations
  • Fundraising, sponsoring and the procurement of funds
  • Tax law
  • Company law
  • Labour and social security law
  • Compliance, including data protection