Stephen is at the Victorian Bar and is a specialist in taxation law and tax dispute resolution. He has practised in taxation for many years as part of the tax team at the Australian Government Solicitor. Stephen has conducted many complex tax cases for the Commissioner of Taxation in the Federal Court and the Administrative Appeals Tribunal. The cases involved a wide variety of income tax issues such as the application of double tax treaties, alienation of personal services income, tax schemes, CGT, trust income, capital allowances and charitable institution status. Stephen moved to the Legal Services Branch of the Australian Taxation Office in 2009, before joining the Bar in 2010. Since coming to the Bar, Stephen has appeared in tax, commercial and administrative law cases in several jurisdictions, including the Federal Court, the Supreme Court and the Administrative Appeals Tribunal.
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30 August 2017