Legal areas of expertise
Law of associations, foundations and private or public non-profit organisations

For more than thirty years, Cornillier Avocats has devoted a large part of its activity to defending and assisting non-profit organisations, whatever their legal form (associations, foundations, endowment funds, cooperatives, GCSMS (Social and medico-social cooperation groupings), GCS (Health cooperation groupings), GIP (Public interest groupings) and their status (private or public law).

The firm acts as a facilitator at all key stages of the creation and implementation of the company’s project, drawing on its knowledge of the specific nature of the issues.

Cornillier Avocats is naturally aware of the changes that non-profit organisations experience – competition from the profit sector, reduction in public funding, regulatory changes, etc.

Its legal know-how allows it to take into account the specificities of the challenges faced by companies, their governance and economic model.

Cornillier Avocats is also aware that non-profit organisations must balance their own culture and values humanistic and social – with efficiency in business management.

The firm attaches particular importance to the size of the company’s structure, its target audience and the missions for which it is responsible, as well as the regulatory constraints specific to each of its activities.

Our The firm’s services range from assistance with strategic thinking to the concrete implementation of projects. Cornillier Avocats assists the company, if necessary, in the context of any litigation it may face.

domaines d’intervention
Drafting and revision of articles of association and internal regulations / General operating regulations
Recognition of a public interest status / Assistance and charity
Management of donations and legacies
Fundraising / Tax ruling
Patronage and sponsorship
Creation of endowment funds
Management of real estate assets
Segmentation / Subsidiarisation
Merger and cooperation operations
Pricing disputes
Preparation of calls for tender and monitoring of procedures subject to the French Public Procurement Code
Setting up Economic and Social Units (UES)
Assistance with social dialogue and collective bargaining
Conclusion, development and termination of employment contracts for personal or economic reasons, individual or collective
Determining the applicable collective agreement and negotiation of company agreements