Corporate Vision Issue 4

12 CORPORATE VISION / Issue 4 2018 , Sue Barker Charities Law is a boutique lawfirm, based inWellington, NewZealand, specialising in charities lawand public tax law.We profile the firmand its Director, Sue Barker, as we look to find outmore about the company named inCorporate Vision’s Corporate Excellence Awards as theMost Outstanding Boutique LawFirm in 2018 for its work inCharities Law. Timely, Practical and Cost-Effective Legal Advice Sue Barker Charities Law is a boutique law firm specialising in Charities Law, Public Tax Law including tax disputes and litigation, Advocacy, Legal writing, drafting and editing and Commercial Law. The firm prides itself on providing legal excellence, through timely, practical, and cost-effective advice to all of its clients. Crucial to the success of the firm. Director Sue Barker leads from the front, and her impressive knowledge and skillset is highlighted by her regular contributions of articles on charities law issues, as well as presenting them. As such, Sue was an invited speaker for the University of Melbourne Law School Masters course ‘Charity Law for the 21st Century’ and the University of Otago Charity Law paper. Other previous experience that Sue boasts includes being a co-author of the text, The Law and Practice of Charities in New Zealand, and a contributor to Regulating Charities: The Inside Story. Furthermore, Sue also contributed a chapter to Corporate Governance – a practical handbook, 2nd edition (Wolters Kluwer, 2016). As well as running Sue Barker Charities Law, Sue is also a director of the Charity Law Association of Australia and New Zealand, and a member of the Sector User Group convened by Charities Services Nga Ratonga Kaupapa Atawhai, and is regularly approached by media for comment on various charities law issues. In 2016, Sue was made an Honorary National Life Member of the National Council of Women of New Zealand Incorporated, for her work assisting the Council to regain their registered charitable status. Ultimately, Sue’s experience and knowledge is a key reason for the success of Sue Barker Charities Law, as she is able to share her skillset and information with her team in order to help others and deliver the best service possible to clients. 1804CV08 Company: Sue Barker Charities Law Contact: Sue Barker Address: PO Box 3065, Wellington 6140, New Zealand Phone: +64 (0) 21 790 953 Website: