A Barrister and Chartered Accountant, Richard's sought-after expertise and unique skill-set enables him to provide invaluable advice and representation when acting for clients in tax, administrative, commercial, equity and trusts matters.
His taxation experience includes appearing in the Administrative Appeals Tribunal and the Federal Court and advising on disputes and litigation, mergers and acquisitions, cross-border structuring and general domestic income tax and capital gains tax matters.
Richard has also appeared in, and advised on, numerous commercial matters, including matters relating to breach of directors' duties and oppression of minority interests.
Prior to being called to the Bar, Richard spent 10 years at PwC, where he worked on a broad range of local and multinational clients' affairs, with a particular focus on corporate income tax. He holds a Bachelor of Laws, with Honours, and a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Finance).
Commissioner of Taxation v Fabig  FCAFC 99
Yazbek v Commissioner of Taxation  AATA 423
Gerard Cassegrain & Co Pty Ltd (in liquidation) v Cassegrain  NSWCA 455