Published on 03 Nov 14
by VICTORIAN DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
This presentation covers:
- tax litigation in context
- general character of tax disputes in this new landscape
- guiding principles
- the gathering of evidence
- witness interviews.
Simon Steward QC
Simon is a barrister who specialises in revenue law. Simon took Silk in 2009. He has appeared in numerous cases in the Federal and High Courts, including the recently heard Chevron matter and the BHP Billiton Finance, Noza Holdings, SNF, Roche, WR Carpenter, Bluebottle, McNeil, Citylink and Sun Alliance cases. Simon is also a Senior Fellow in the Melbourne University Faculty of Law and is the immediate past President of the Tax Bar Association. Current at 08 March 2016
Justice Michelle Gordon
The Hon. Justice Michelle Gordon was appointed to the Federal Court of Australia in April 2007. She graduated in law from the University of Western Australia in 1986. After completing her articles at Robinson Cox, Perth, she joined Arthur Robinson & Hedderwicks. She was appointed Senior Associate of that firm
in July 1992. Later that year, she signed the roll of the Victorian Bar and was appointed Senior Counsel in 2003. As a member of Counsel, she practised extensively in State and Federal Courts and in the High Court principally in commercial, taxation, extradition and
general civil matters. Current at 13 March 2013
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