Partner, Head of Charity & Not-For-Profit
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Vera heads up the Charity and Not-for-profit team at Mills Oakley, with over 20 years’ experience in acting for numerous charities, religious and not-for-profit organisations.
Vera sits on numerous boards and committees. She assists clients on governance and fundraising issues, and also regularly advises organisations on ATO and ACNC endorsements, constitutions, mergers, structural issues and social enterprises.
Vera has written several academic works, including a chapter within ‘Charity Law’ (2012, 2016 and 2018), published by Thompson Reuters, and often presents seminars to executives of not-for-profits and charities.
In addition to her not-for profit expertise, Vera has extensive experience in property law.
A practical guide published in Company Director February 2017 edition by Vera Visevic of Mills Oakley clearly sets out the priorities of what a diligent would-be director would look for when joining a Not For Profit board. This guide is available here.
Vera has been published in the 2018 Practical Law Global Guide Charity Law. The publication is available in full here.
Vera has also been published in the Better Boards Australia Newsletter. Her article, “A merger by any other name is just as sweet” can be viewed in full here.