Elizabeth Bishop

Elizabeth Bishop

An astute advocate, Elizabeth practices in Federal and State taxation law, administrative law, equity and trust law, property and general commercial disputes. She represents resident and non-resident clients, revenue authorities and Federal and State government bodies in the Administrative Appeals Tribunal, NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal, the Supreme Court of NSW, the Federal Court and the High Court of Australia.

Elizabeth also has an extensive opinion and dispute resolution practice and provides assistance during audit and objection processes. She is a trusted advisor on a range of issues with particular expertise in disputes concerning trusts (including deceased estates), land tax, payroll tax, income tax, goods and services tax, capital gains tax, and stamp duty.

Elizabeth is a member of the Junior Counsel External Panel for the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions.

Having worked in the legal industry since in 1992, Elizabeth is highly experienced with complex litigation.

Elizabeth has been recognised in the 2018 Doyle’s Guide as a recommended tax junior in NSW and in 2017 and 2018 in the International Tax Review on the Women in Tax Leaders List for Australia.


Select Cases

The Commissioner of the Australian Federal Police v Cranston and 65 Ors (No 10) [2018] NSWSC 542 and The Commissioner of the Australian Federal Police v Cranston and 65 Ors (No 8) [2018] NSWSC 365 in relation to whether to stay or limit the scope of examinations under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002

Chief Commissioner of State Revenue v Metricon QLD Pty Ltd [2017] NSWCA 11

UNSW Global v Chief Commissioner of State Revenue (2016) NSWSC 1852

Maraya Holdings Pty Ltd v Chief Commissioner of State Revenue [2013] NSWCA 408

Ferella v Chief Commissioner of State Revenue [2014] NSWCA 378

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