Alexander Holburn is honoured to act for several of British Columbia’s leading registered charities and to assist local charities and newly founded initiatives in pursuing their commendable work. Anchored in our extensive legal experience in real estate, employment, privacy, intellectual property, and business law, Alexander Holburn brings effective solutions to non-profit organizations. Best Lawyers Canada has recognized several members of our Charity + Non-Profit Team for their expertise and achievements.

We take a holistic approach to help non-profit organizations pursue their mission. Our lawyers work together, in strategically organized teams, to act as a single resource for our clients. We are equipped and ready to provide comprehensive services to non-profit organizations at every stage of formation and operation, including:

  • Incorporating
  • Establishing charitable trusts and foundations
  • Ongoing governance advice
  • Administration advice
  • Contract and business arrangement reviews
  • Board and member education
  • Impartial investigations and defamation reviews
  • Advising on expansion (locally, nationally, and internationally)
  • Dispute resolution services

Every organization is unique which is why we take the time to assess our clients’ needs. This allows us to develop strategic approaches and deliver effective results. We understand the particular context in which non-profits and charities operate from first-hand experience. Many of our lawyers serve as members of non-profit organizations and sit on governing boards. Our lawyers regularly give presentations to leaders in the third sector and to the broader community.

Our firm is deeply committed to giving back to the community through our charity outreach program. In this, we draw constant inspiration from our clients—their abiding drive and ability to enact meaningful change in the world.