You have complex, high-value, and evolving needs with regards to your tax affairs. We are a full-service national tax law practice offering strategic and integrated advice on all commercial tax matters, from corporate to controversy, competing head-on with the Big 4 accountants.
Our focus is on innovative solutions-driven products leveraging our position as the only law firm in the world offering Australian, English, Chinese, European and Hong Kong law capabilities. Clients benefit from our full-service legal capability, meaning we can streamline and project manage the advisory process as well as safeguard client interests should a dispute arise.
For M&A deals, you can rest assured that we are the pre-eminent firm in Australia and across Asia, offering bespoke solutions and tried and tested ways to efficiently facilitate your income or capital flow. We are the market leading tax controversy firm, with a large team of dedicated tax law specialists focused on managing tax audits and litigation.
We are at the forefront of policy debate and development in multinational tax issues, driving change and taking policy insight back to our clients. Our tax experts also have considerable sector expertise in telecommunications, energy and resources, real estate, infrastructure, financial services, gaming and health.
It is our number one priority to not only get results, but to make the journey a good one. We make sense of complex tax systems, enabling you to do business more easily, manage your commercial risk and save money – wherever you are in the world.
We are the only firm recognised by Chambers and Partners as Band 1 for Tax, highlighting our standing in the market as Australia’s pre-eminent tax lawyers.
We have provided complex tax advice to some of the largest multinational corporations in the world, as well as many companies in the ASX 100. Some of our recent highlights include:
- Google: advised Google on its well-publicised dispute with the ATO, which involves cutting edge international issues relating to the taxation of digital companies.
- BHP: acted for BHP Ltd in High Court proceedings against the ATO relating to the application of the Controlled Foreign Company rules.
- Latitude: on various taxation aspects of its proposed IPO together with King & Wood Mallesons corporate and banking teams.
- Telstra: on its A$2.8 million sale of a 49% interest in Telstra InfraCo Towers, the largest mobile tower infrastructure provider in Australia.
- Chevron Australia: Conducting the appeal in the “Mega test case” for transfer pricing. It has been the subject of press coverage and parliamentary debate.