Seema is passionate about solving complex, multifaceted problems and leveraging her knowledge of the law to help achieve successful outcomes for her clients. She takes an innovative approach to her work and continually works to foster her relationships with clients, colleagues and other professionals.
Seema has over 20 years of experience acting for clients across a range of industries including telecommunications, resources, financial services, professional services, transport and construction . She has advised clients on matters relating to M&A, private equity, tax structuring, property transactions, employee share schemes and general tax advisory.
Seema specialises in the tax-effective structuring of mergers and acquisitions, both cross-border and within Australia. She has advised on the Australian structuring aspects of various private equity funds, including their initial fund establishment, the acquisition, restructure and divestment of portfolio companies, and fund remuneration arrangements. Seema has also represented clients in managing tax reviews and audits from the Australian Taxation Office.
Prior to joining Hamilton Locke, Seema worked in the Taxation team at Clayton Utz and KPMG’s Sydney and Hong Kong offices.