John Dennett


Structuring options for your Group

What structuring options best suit your Landcare group?

Some legal and structural issues for Landcare Groups. Does your Landcare Group need to adopt a legal structure? If so, what options  are available?
Come to this insightful workshop by John Dennett, retired Solicitor with 40 years experience.

Protecting you and your volunteers in the legal world
The need for a group to adopt some form of legal entity depending on their circumstances, the length of the program and the extent and nature of Landcare’s funding/assistance etc, and 

Using legal examples of what best suits your group in its form and

It depends on size and the type of activities you do.
A brief overview of the possible entities that could be used to best suit a particular group so they can understand the issues before instructing their legal adviser. Some relevant pointers will be given that can help guide groups to a better understanding of incorporation, trusts, legal risks, most exposed activities and other aspects of volunteer organisations in the legal world.