Margaret Mason provides counsel to a wide
range of not-for-profit organizations and charities. She has over 25 years of
experience working with the voluntary sector and is a frequent writer and
speaker both nationally and regionally. Her practice spans a broad range of
issues which affect charities and not-for-profits including tax exempt status,
governance, international programs and social enterprise. Margaret represents
organizations across the sector including family and corporate foundations,
religious organizations, healthcare, education, sport, international aid,
research and social services.
Margaret assists charities and
not-for-profits with their corporate structuring, charitable registration and
regulatory compliance issues and has particular expertise with respect to
governance and social enterprise. She also provides general commercial advice
to not-for-profits and charities.
Margaret also advises donors with respect
to their philanthropic planning and has extensive experience with trust and
estate related matters including all aspects of estate planning and the
administration of estates and trusts, both within Canada and elsewhere.