We are one of the leaders in Canon Law in Australia. We work closely with Church leaders and ensure our advice complies with Church regulations and statutory law, to reach successful outcomes and resolutions.
Cornwalls has acted for religious organisations for over 50 years and has developed strong expertise in this area over that time. Our specialist team headed by John Date OAM utilises a combination of statutory law and Canon Law to provide comprehensive advice to religious organisations.
We work closely with Church leaders and ensure our advice complies with Church regulations and statutory law to reach successful outcomes and resolutions.
Our team has a high level of understanding of Canon Law, especially of Book V of the Canon Law Code, which provides for matters of property, finance and corporate structure.
Our work for religious organisation clients includes incorporating trusts, corporate restructures, constitutions, property, construction, property disputes, mediation, information technology, abuse claims, deceased estates, wills, powers of attorney, finance and planning.