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Fowler Charity Law is an incorporated law practice that provides legal services to the charity and not-for-profit sector. It is based in Sydney and serves a client base across the nation.
Principal – Dr Mark Fowler
Dr Mark Fowler’s specialist areas of advice include the law applying to schools, international aid organisations, retirement villages, aged care facilities and religious organisations. Mark also has a breadth of experience in property and commercial law, with a particular focus on the affordable, community and social housing sectors. Mark has advised many leading national and international charities across these fields.
Prior to establishing Fowler Charity Law Pty Ltd in 2019, Mark was a Partner in leading national charity and not-for-profit law firms located in Sydney and Brisbane. He is an Appeals Panel member for the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID), the peak body for Australian non-government organisations (NGOs) involved in international development and humanitarian action. He is a member of the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission Professional Users Group and has served as a member of the Queensland Law Society’s Human Rights Working Group. Mark is also an Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Notre Dame, School of Law, Sydney, and an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Law School at his alma mater, the University of New England. He is also a Research Scholar at the Centre for Public, International and Comparative Law, University of Queensland. He holds a doctorate degree in law conferred by the University of Queensland in 2023.
Lawyer – Alex Millard
Alex Millard is a solicitor with experience in the Australian human rights sector. Before joining Fowler Charity Law in 2023, Alex completed his legal training in NSW at the University of Sydney. He then practiced in the Australian Capital Territory for three years at a dual litigation and advisory practice providing client services nationwide. Alex has particular experience in anti-discrimination law as applying to schools, charities and religious organisations. He has had experience appearing as a witness and providing numerous submissions to law reform inquiries that particularly impacted religious and charitable organisations. Alex’s advisory work for these clients has given him a passion for assisting them in remaining true to their religious and charitable purposes.
Law Clerk – Aaron Alexander
Aaron Alexander is a law graduate who is currently completing the College of Law. He has previously worked in compliance and investigations and has also volunteered in non-profit community legal centres. He brings a diligent and thorough approach and greatly enjoys using his research skills to assist others.
Legal Executive Assistant – Simaima Gordon
Simaima Gordon is a Legal Executive Assistant currently undertaking her Bachelor of Laws and Business Management degree. She has experience in various domestic and international mooting competitions, and also volunteers as a coordinator in the Australian Law Students Association and UQ International Law Society.