Published on 13 Mar 03
by VICTORIAN DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
This seminar paper includes the following topics:
- what is legal professional privilege - Daniel's case
- the ATO Guidelines - what is covered and what is the status of the guidelines
- making sure privilege is not waived
- role of the ATO Code of Settlement Practice
- advantages and disadvantages of claiming privilege.
Andrew has been a barrister since 2002 and took silk in 2016. He is very experienced in trials, arbitrations and appeals in taxation and commercial law. He also has a broad ranging advice and alternative dispute resolution practice including having appeared on many occasions in Early Neutral Evaluations and before the ATO’s GAAR Panel in substantial revenue related disputes. In the resource tax field he has appeared in numerous petroleum rent resource tax trials and appeals as well as in cases concerning capital allowances and the research and development tax incentive. His commercial practice has encompassed many resource related disputes including arbitrations concerning FPSO contracts and tax indemnities, offtake agreements, health and safety issues, disputes between joint venturers, engineering and construction disputes, reservoir management and disputes about royalties. As trial counsel he has cross-examined expert witnesses on subjects including valuation, accounting, science, engineering, economics, building and construction, medicine and health and safety.
- Current at
04 September 2019