Matthew Pawson CTA-Life

Matthew is a consultant lawyer with Rae & Partners Lawyers in Tasmania, having previously held roles as Managing Director of Rae & Partners and Managing Partner of Peter Worrall Lawyers. He has been practising as a commercial lawyer since 2000. Matthew specialises in complex commercial and property transactions, business structuring, corporations law, succession planning, estate planning and tax advice, and has advised many businesses and community organisations about corporate governance issues. After being appointed to the Tasmanian State Council of The Tax Institute in 2008, Matthew served as State Chair in 2012-13 and has contributed to the organisation and running of numerous CPD events offered by The Tax Institute in Tasmania. During the period 2010–2015, Matthew completed six years’ service as a National Councillor where he variously held the positions of National Treasurer, Chair of the Information Products Working Group and member of the Investment and Audit Committees of The Tax Institute. Matthew served as The Tax Institute National Vice President for 2016 and as National President in 2017. He was awarded life membership in 2018. Matthew is also a regular presenter for the Law Society of Tasmania on GST and other commercial law and practice management topics. Since retiring from the Tasmanian State Council, Matthew has been appointed as the Commercial Law Course Coordinator for the University of Tasmania Postgraduate Legal Practice Training Program; Australia Area Director for the J Reuben Clark Law Society and Chair and non-executive director of Enriched Care Solutions, which is an NDIS supports provider based in Launceston.

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