uMgeni Tourism Board

Umgeni Tourism board

I would like to thank Nicole for writing the three practical guides to NGO’s. It has been extremely helpful and I will definitely be reading her advice with a new set of eyes.  The practicality and simplicity of the books are a perfect fit for someone like me who does not enjoy reading. I have already suggested the books […]

KidsCan!

Kidscan!

KidsCan! is still a small organisation but if it is planned for us, we will grow. Our dream is to become the best After Care and Learning Centre in our area, helping children from a vulnerable background. Without ngoLAW’s guidance and straight answers to the many questions we had, we would have struggled receiving the […]

ONE PLANET SA NPC

ONE PLANET SA NPC

It has been an absolute pleasure having the support from ngoLAW to set up our NPC, although I have worked for many years in the sector, I was very hesitant about starting something up on my own.  ngoLAW took the edge off and made it feel achievable. They took care of all the daunting bureaucratic […]

LIV CENTRAL

LIV CENTRAL logo

Working with the ngoLAW team has been an extremely pleasant process for us at LIV Central. The level of excellence, professionalism and support they have provided, has been outstanding. We highly recommend their services which comes with great wisdom and the ability to understand our organisation’s needs, which ultimately saved us so much time and […]

Parkinsons Disease South Africa

Parkinsons Disease South Africa

I was referred to Nicole Copley by another NGO that I am a patron of. Nicole quickly assessed what I required and minutes later I received a very clear proposal outlining my various options. Through every step of the process, I felt very comfortable that I was in capable hands. There were applications to several […]

SA Foundation For The Advancement Of Artificial Intelligence NPC

SA Foundation For The Advancement Of Artificial Intelligence NPC

We are very grateful for all of the assistance from the team at ngoLAW with our tax exemption application. We wouldn’t have been able to do it without their help, knowledge and guidance. From the onset we received guidance on how the process will work and what documents were needed. A few gentle but needed […]

I can Innovate NPC

I CAN INNOVATE NPC

We have had an incredible experience working with ngoLAW since our inception in 2018. The team is professional, efficient and always able to assist with our non-profit needs. The guidance and support we’ve received has allowed our team to reach thousands of students around the country. We would recommend ngoLAW to any non-profit company getting […]

Juju Surf NPC

Juju Surf

The ngoLAW team has been incredible in helping us set up our non-profit organisation, registering it and obtaining our 18a tax status in South Africa. Our experience has wonderful because every person on the team was very professional, kind and went above and beyond to help us along the way. Thank you ngoLAW for sharing […]

Lulamaphiko NPC

Lulamaphiko NPC

I naturally turned to ngoLAW for guidance and support when I started Lulamaphiko in the middle of 2021, having relied on Nicole’s legal knowledge and experience from 2008 when I was director of the Family Literacy Project.  Nicole and her team expertly steered us through the legal requirements and registration processes for a new NGO, […]

Khula Natural Health

Khula Natural Health

ngoLAW assisted us right from the beginning with excellent and professional advice on starting our NPO, guiding us through all the legalities and always answering all our questions. The advice we received, and are still receiving, is always up to date, quick and professional. ngoLAW  is a most valued partner for all our Non-Profit Organisation’s […]

Sdi Global Support Organization NPC

Sdi Global Support Organization NPC

Nicole and her team have been so helpful in supporting us to ensure we have everything in order to operationalise our newly registered nonprofit company (NPC). Her expertise in South African ngoLAW and her responsive and highly competent team have really helped us to ensure we have everything in order to get us up and […]

CENFRI

CENFRI

Nicole from ngoLAW assisted us with advice on our membership restructure as well as on governance design for a subsidiary organisation in Rwanda. Nicole is on top of her game as far as the legal context of non-profit organisations are concerned and she is willing to listen and translate between the business context and the […]

HandsandFeet

HandsandFeet

HandsandFeet NPC has so valued the input, guidance and wisdom ngoLAW has provided to us over the years. From the transition from a Voluntary Association to a Not for Profit Company, to assisting us to stay on top of our compliance requirements and more. ngoLAW is incredibly efficient, friendly and helpful. They are trusted experts […]

Federation For A Sustainable Environment

Federation For A Sustainable Environment

The FSE has no hesitation in testifying to ngoLAW for its professionalism, ability, diligence and expert knowledge of the relevant legislation governing Non-Profit Organisations (NPO), and in highly recommending it to any NPO or civil society organisation. ngoLAW has always shown a keen interest in the progress and welfare of our organisation and has always […]

Edulution

Edulution

Edulution was fortunate to be introduced to ngoLAW just when their services were most needed! How grateful we are for the guidance and support from ngoLAW. Without the help of ngoLAW to navigate registering a non-profit as a Section 18A organisation and applying for PBO status and tax exemption, we would still be waiting.  Their […]

TFT in Practice NPC

TFT in Practice NPC

“Working with ngoLAW was such a pleasurable experience. Your efficiency, prompt response and experience in dealing with matters as the application process in getting TFT in Practice NPC the PBO status in drawing our MOI helped us to reach at the stage where we are at. Throughout the process I also appreciated the fact that […]

Greener Future Foundation

Greener Future Foundation

It has been such a great experience working with Nicole and Lisa in getting Greener Futures Foundation’s paperwork sorted out in record time.  ngoLAW’s experience and highly capable consultants made this process a seamless and efficient one.  Their attention to detail and the way they helped us understand the intricacies of resetting our NPC allowed […]

Steam Foundation

Steam Foundation

ngoLAW are the absolute go-to legal practice that specialises in all aspects of ngoLAW in the country. They are deep subject experts in the various forms of non-profit – from Voluntary Association to Non-Profit Company to Charitable Trust. They have also published books on the matter which are well worth getting for every organisation. Their […]

Advance access & delivery

Advance access and delivery

I am very happy with the service at I received at ngoLAW. The team is always polite and professional and very knowledgeable. The systems Nicole has built to make sure there was consistent and clear communication across team members must be commended. I would highly recommend ngoLaw. Michael Wilson

Call 2 Care

Call 2 Care

“Working with ngoLAW was the best decision our organisation made and helped us fast track updating our MOI and getting approved for Section 18A. The team at ngoLAW were insightful, professional and methodological which ensured the best possible outcome. Our organisation can not recommend ngoLAW enough.” Steven dos Ramos – Call 2 Care director

Sizanani Benthem Trust

Sizanani Benthem Trust

“I have dealt with ngoLAW since 29 June 2018 for an application for tax exemption and 18A. It has been a pleasant journey with assistance from Nicole Copley who from the very onset had clear understanding of my organisation, although it was a novel idea. She did not just provide the promised service, but she […]

Baykhanya

BAYAKHANYA FOUNDATION

“Nicole and the ngoLAW Team’s reputation is well-deserved! As a legal colleague, I have particularly valued their specialisation and insight into the nonprofit sector -and how they have translated our vision of empowering parentless children to star. Highly recommended!” Debbie Wybrow, founder of The Bayakhanya Foundation NPC

Wildlife Act

Wildlife Act logo

“Nicole and her team have been a crucial support system for our growing NGO, from providing well considered legal and governance advice on complex issues to efficient administrative services. Nicole is both professional and personable with a genuine desire to help our organisation achieve its goals.” Johan Maree – Co-Founder and Chairperson

CRSP Design

CRSP Design

CRSP Design: Nicole and the team at ngoLAW have been incredibly supportive of our journey towards the creation of our Non Profit Company. From the very first engagement we had, we were presented with all the relevant information to decide what would work best for us. Upon deciding, the ngoLAW team was swift in their […]

Just Share

Just Share

ngoLAW is super-efficient, professional and friendly, and most importantly of all, they know exactly what they’re doing! They really do make stressful, complicated processes easy to manage. We thoroughly recommend them.

Blood Lions

Blood Lions

Blood Lions: “Working with Nicole Copley and her team at ngoLAW has been an absolute pleasure! The assistance, advice and feedback provided was of an exceptionally high standard – extremely professional, punctual and explicable – and I would not hesitate to endorse the company.”   Pippa Hankinson, Director Blood Lions

Breadline Africa

Breadline Africa

Breadline Africa – “Nicole and her team at ngoLAW have been tremendous in assisting Breadline Africa with legal and governance advice in the NPO sector. They offer tailored business solutions to the satisfaction of all stakeholders. Their level of professionalism and on-time service delivery has benefited our organisation. What a pleasure working with such a […]

Future Farmers

Future Farmers

Future Farmers –“We have had some difficulty with becoming registered as a PBO. It was a huge relief to meet Nicole who is able to assist us in a meaningful way. We are hoping to have the PBO registration before the end of the year and after several years of going about things in the […]

Drakensberg Boys School Choir

ngoLAW has efficiently and cost-effectively advised and assisted the Drakensberg Boys Choir School Educational Trust to review its legal governance structure, register the Drakensberg Boys Choir Foundation and update our Trust Deed. Her office has consistently travelled the extra mile in ensuring all the I’s are dotted and T’s crossed in the many CIPC and […]

Brownies & Downies

There was a time during our first year of operation when the pressures of governmental departments, city by-laws and regulatory agencies began their steady crushing pressure on us as a fledgling organisation. Because what we do is a unique and a new step for NPO’s in SA, our two founding members struggled to find professionals who […]

Fix Forward

We used ngoLAW to assist with a number of things, including drafting agreements between our non-profit trust and company, drafting the MOI for the company and submitting reports and name change requests to the NPO Directorate. We found them highly knowledgeable, particularly in the field of social enterprise which blends the non-profit and for-profit worlds. […]

Wildlife SOS

The Wildlifesos Trust could not have come about without the attention to detail, efficiency and helpfulness of Nicole.  She has been with us through every step of the way and continues to be available for any help we need.  Her team had a tough task setting up this trust and from its inception right through […]

South African Depression And Anxiety Group

We have been very lucky to work with NGO Lawyer Nicole Copley over the last seven years. Her skills and diverse knowledge has helped us out of difficult situations many times. She always speedily answers our questions and will look into things that are not Her direct knowledge. We wouldn’t consider any other expert in the NGO field. […]

Ndlovu Care Group

Thanks Nicole, the professionalism, support and attention to detail we experience from working with ngoLAW provides all the reassurance we need to know that we make intelligent choices. Hugo Tempelman – CEO

Abalobi

Nicole and her team at ngoLAW are our trusted legal partners, since our first registration. They are always available for expert advice, and have helped us tremendously in building our non-profit governance and accountability structures. These are critical to us as we aim to build transparency in the fisheries sector and work with governments, fishers […]

Saint Giles

SAINT GILES has been using the legal services supplied by Nicole Copley and her team for several years now.  This has ranged from legal advice on matters like our Charity Shop to the drafting of our MOI and the re-registration of our name, which was concluded in June 2016.  Always really good service within an […]

CASME

Nicole Copley and the ngoLAW team possess rich knowledge and long experience of the legal and policy frameworks that govern the non profit sector. As such they serve as an invaluable resource to draw on in an often confusing environment. CASME went through a complex name change process during which time ngoLAW’s support and guidance […]

Sail Africa

We were more than delighted with the service we received from Nicole and her team at ngoLAW.  Not only was the outcome exactly as we desired, but the service was impeccable.  Both Nicole and Philippa were professional yet approachable, they explained the difficulties of what it was we were trying to do and while giving […]

Open Cities Lab

Open Cities Lab

Nicole and ngoLAW were instrumental in the setup of Open Cities Lab, and continue to be a source of advice and guidance on matters across our organisational functions and outputs. They consistently go above and beyond in their service, have an incredible range of experience, and are friendly and relatable, which is why we have […]

Red Frogs

“Working with Nicole and her team has been an absolute pleasure. We have been incredibly impressed with her professionalism, insight and willingness to guide us through the founding of our organisation both as an NPO & PBO. She was able to navigate a number of international regulations and policies and worked towards resolving complex, multi-party […]