Yoni Ungar practices as a lawyer in the commercial team and specialises in dealing with charities and not-for-profits, property law, employment and commercial matters.

Yoni provides a dedicated service to clients and has a keen attention to detail to ensure that the best results are achieved. He strives to find solutions for clients that enable them to operate successfully and sustainably in the long term.

As a student, Yoni was recognised for his academic achievements and received The Dulcie and Bethune Prize for Law of Employment. He had the opportunity to dedicate his time towards a number of charitable and community organisations. These experiences have shaped Yoni and have enabled him to develop a compassionate and empathetic ethos and a passion for assisting people in need.

Yoni has prepared internal policies and procedures for large companies and organisations. He regularly prepares corporate secretarial documents for both public and private companies. He has acted for a range of companies in preparing and advising about various commercial and property transactions.

Yoni speaks conversational Hebrew, and is learning Spanish and Portuguese. In his spare time, he enjoys swimming, suffering through Carlton football matches and developing his kitchen skills.

Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
- Barack Obama

Qualifications & Industry Memberships

  • Bachelor of Laws (Hons) 2016
  • Bachelor of Arts, Monash University (2016)
  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, Australian National University (2017)
  • Member of Law Institute of Victoria
  • Member of Law Institute of Victoria’s Not-For-Profit Law Committee

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It’s Time to Do a Charity Health Check as Hundreds of Charities Have Status Revoked

The Australian Charities and Not-For-Profits Commission has confirmed that it has revoked the charity status of 303...
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Not-For-Profits & Charities / Not-for-Profit & Charities

Take Care This Giving Season

In the Supreme Court of NSW, Justice Slattery recently handed down his judgement as to how the $51 million raised by...
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Employment Law

New industrial manslaughter laws are no laughing matter for employers

What are the laws The new laws will be applicable to all employers, self-employed individuals and officers of a company...
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Not-for-Profit & Charities / Not-For-Profits & Charities

Philanthropy and Charity – Tailoring Your Giving Regime

Charity is defined as the voluntary giving of help, typically in the form of money, to those in need Philanthropy has...
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Property & Development / Developments

The Sun Sets on Developer Rights

The new Sunset Provisions will give greater power to purchasers in off-the-plans contracts The amendments will...
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Not-for-Profit & Charities / Not-For-Profits & Charities

Beware! Charities Operating Overseas Are Now Under New Scrutiny

The new standards are expected to come into effect on 1 July 2019 and will be binding upon all charities operating...
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Not-for-Profit & Charities / Not-For-Profits & Charities / Wills, Estates & Probate

Tax-Deductible Gifts and Public Recognition

Typically, when a donor donates funds to an entity that is endorsed as a tax-deductible gift recipient (DGR), the donor...
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Not-for-Profit & Charities / Not-For-Profits & Charities

Tax-deductible opportunities for Indigenous charities

The school, focused upon educating Aboriginal members of its local community, was previously registered as a charity...
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Not-for-Profit & Charities / Not-For-Profits & Charities

What to Do if You’ve Been Asked to Run a Charity

If you have been asked by a charity to assume a governance position, then you should definitely be aware of all of your...
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Not-for-Profit & Charities / Commercial Law / Not-For-Profits & Charities

Tax Effective Giving – Charitable Distributions Through Discretionary and Charitable Trusts

With a discretionary trust, the trustee determines which of the beneficiaries will receive trust income and the timing...
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