Bill d'Apice AM

Consultant

Bill is an experienced lawyer with expertise in property law, commercial law and the law relating to not-for-profit groups.

He brings clients the benefit of insights drawn from decades of legal service to charities and other not-for-profit organisations across many aspects of their activities, including structuring, tax exemptions and endorsements.

He is a co-author of the Church Administration Handbook.

Bill is a principal legal advisor to the Australian Catholic Bishops' Conference, various Catholic Archdioceses and Dioceses and many religious congregations. He advises many other charities and not-for-profit organisations. He is immediate past Chairman of the Board of Directors of Catholic Church Insurances Ltd and serves on a number of boards of public companies, private companies and charities.

He has been accredited by the Law Society of NSW as a specialist in property law.

In 2021 Bill was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in the Australia Day 2021 Honours List for his significant service to the law, to the legal profession, and to the Catholic Church of Australia. 

 

Authoritative, knowledgeable, accessible

Legal Expertise

  • general advice to charities and not-for-profit organisations
  • all aspects of commercial law with particular emphasis on corporate structuring, corporate governance and directors' duties
  • all aspects of property transactions including large-scale property development involving expertise in environmental and local government law
  • general advice to retirement villages and aged accommodation facilities