Areas of Expertise

Income & Capital Gains Tax, Goods & Services Tax (GST), Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT), Tax Audits, Stamp Duty

Jeffrey has practised as a taxation adviser since 1999 in both legal and accounting firms, and is accredited by the Law Institute of Victoria as a tax law specialist.

He has extensive experience in taxation issues affecting a variety of clients. Jeffrey provides advice on the establishment, operation, restructuring and sale of entities, businesses and investments to clients including privately-held groups, listed companies, high-wealth families and superannuation funds.

Jeffrey provides specialist advice to accounting firms on all tax issues affecting their clients. He also prepares commercial transaction and implementation documentation such as trust deeds, employee share plans, sale agreements and commercial agreements.

Jeffrey is a widely-published writer on taxation issues, having written many articles and presentations on taxation topics. He regularly presents at tax seminars and discussion groups, and is a former State Councillor of the Tax Institute.

What others say

"Best Lawyer, Tax Law"
Best Lawyers Peer Review 2020 - 2025
"Recommended Lawyer – Victoria, Tax Law"
Doyle's Guide 2016 - 2021


Mergers and acquisitions

Advised on the merger of two wholesale distribution companies.

Investment structuring

Advised on the establishment of a property development partnership to undertake a shopping centre development.


Advising on the restructure of a family-controlled enterprise in anticipation of listing on the ASX.

Investment realisation

Advised the vendors of shares in an online bookmaking company upon sale to a listed company.

Employee share schemes

Design and implementation of an employee share scheme for a partly-owned subsidiary of an ASX-listed company.


Related-party acquisition of commercial property by the trustee of a SMSF.