Our highly skilled and knowledgeable tax lawyers have extensive experience and deep understanding of the complexities of the Australian tax system.
We provide advice to clients across all industries and sectors including publicly listed multinationals, large private companies and individuals.
With a focus on providing practical and commercial solutions, our team is well-equipped to handle a wide range of tax matters including M&A and corporate finance transactions (including cross-border transactions), private equity investments/divestments, funds structuring, employee share schemes, property transactions, and corporate tax.
In addition to our expertise in tax planning and structuring, we can also handle tax controversy matters that may arise. We can assist clients with resolving disputes with the Australian Taxation Office, as well as lodging objections, position papers and private binding rulings.
Our team’s knowledge of GST, employment and duty taxes further strengthens our capabilities, allowing us to provide comprehensive tax support to our clients.
Whether it’s helping clients navigate the tax implications of a major transaction or resolving a tax dispute, our team is well-prepared to provide effective and efficient solutions.
Advised Australia’s largest private equity fund on the establishment of their two most recent buyout funds ($2b and $2.1b, respectively), their first and second infrastructure funds ($660m and $1b respectively) and their first open-ended credit fund.
Advised Wyloo Metals on its $150m cornerstone investment in Australian rare earths developer Hastings Technology Metals Ltd.
Advised US private equity fund on the $147m acquisition of Australian retail product manufacturer.
Advised an Australian telecommunications company on the $200m sale of its insurance services subsidiary and the structuring of an ongoing strategic relationship with the purchaser.
Advised an offshore sovereign wealth fund on the divestment of its $925m stake in an Australian office building.
Advised Oaktree Capital Management on the acquisition of Marlin Brands.
Advised a significant offshore private equity fund in relation to an ATO audit of the capital structure of two of its Australian portfolio entities.
Advised on the redesign of an existing employee share scheme structure for an Australian company on its 2021 IPO.
Assisted various clients in obtaining registration as public benevolent institutions and endorsement as deductible gift recipients.