Chalk & Behrendt - Lawyers & Consultants

Our firm in the community

Most of our lawyers have practiced in not-for-profit organisations at some point in their careers. Many have also served on the governing bodies of NGOs and philanthropic organisations. There is an ingrained culture of service within the firm that derives naturally from the outlook of those who work here. A few of the firm's programs and the interests it supports are set out below.

Pro bono work

The firm undertakes a substantial amount of pro bono work, particularly within our areas of expertise.


Gawad Kalinga

Gawad Kalinga, an international community development organsiation, addresses poverty with an intelligent heart.


Red Dust - Peak Hill

The Peak Hill community has been working to improve the lives of its young people through their love of football.


Environmental Defenders Office Limited

The EDOs in each State provide specialist environmental and planning law advice on matters of public interest.


Support for Mark Tonga

Mark Tonga is an inspiration. A rugby player of Polynesian heritage, Mark became a quadriplegic during a training session with his Sydney club. Read more about Mark's courage in dealing with his injuries and how you can support his recovery.