Published on 26 Mar 14
by NATIONAL DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
This presentation covers:
- date range of cases: 15 March 2013 (the last day of last year’s National convention) to 10 February 2014.
- this range excludes Howard v FCT  FCAFC 149, in respect of which the High Court will have just heard the appeal on one ground (the fiduciary issue concerning who is beneficially entitled to the award of damages).
- statistical analysis of the win/loss ratio during that period, including by judge.
- a summary of selected cases.
Melanie is a Barrister who specialises in tax. Before joining the Victorian Bar, Melanie was a Senior Associate in the tax group of Allens Arthur Robinson. Before joining Allens in 2002, Melanie worked at the ATO in Canberra for two years. As a Barrister, Melanie regularly advises, and appears on behalf of, taxpayers and the Commissioner of Taxation.
- Current at
17 January 2017