Thomson Geer appoints new Partner to Tax team

October 23, 2023

Thomson Geer is pleased to announce the appointment of Cameron Forbes as a Partner in the firm's Tax practice.

Cameron specialises in advising corporate clients on income tax, stamp duty and GST matters associated with major corporate transactions. He has worked on some of Australia's largest and most complex deals across a wide range of industry sectors.

Thomson Geer Chief Executive Partner Adrian Tembel said: "Cameron has a wealth of experience working as a tax lawyer for top tier firms and the State Revenue Office Victoria. Combined with his strong links to the Australian Taxation Office, his skills and experience are invaluable to clients."

Adrian said Thomson Geer's Tax practice was growing alongside its Mergers and Acquisitions team.

"With Cameron joining us, we are able to increase our service offering to clients and provide them with the full suite of advice they need when undertaking a corporate transaction. Successfully navigating Australia's taxation laws is a key element to completing a deal."

Prior to becoming a tax lawyer, Cameron was an M&A lawyer, which enables him to bring a commercial perspective to his work. He also provides tax structuring advice in all areas of corporate tax, especially income tax.

Cameron said he looked forward to becoming part of the Thomson Geer Tax team.

"Thomson Geer is a major Australian law firm with a large and active M&A practice. The tax environment in Australia is changing rapidly and I look forward to assisting clients with their needs."

Cameron has provided tax advice for M&A, construction and major projects, banking and finance, real estate and general corporate matters.

As well as law, Cameron also has university qualifications in Business (Accounting), Chartered Accountancy and Computing. He is a member of the Tax Institute of Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.

Cameron is the sixth new Partner who has joined Thomson Geer this year.

He follows M&A Partners Matt Couper, Jonathon Wood and David Church and Banking Partners Nicholas Creed and Andrew Kedzior.

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