Craig Lawson Partner & National Head of Professional Services Melbourne +61 3 8320 2172

Partner - Private Advisory
National Head of Professional Services

Craig is a Relationship Partner in our Privately Held Business team. With a taxation and accounting background, Craig works with private business owners and their families to help them to achieve their growth ambitions.


By utilising the full service offering of Grant Thornton, Craig is able to help identify and co-ordinate the delivery of audit, taxation, advisory and wealth management solutions for private clients. These services are delivered by experienced Grant Thornton practitioners, specialising in their respective fields, and who are able to provide their insights from recent market transactions. Clients benefit from the one relationship partner but gain the expertise and experience of a national practice working actively with mid-size businesses and their owners.

Craig’s clients include professional service firms (architecture, legal & recruitment), property &
construction businesses, manufacturers, automotive dealerships and high net worth families.

As Grant Thornton’s National Industry Leader for Professional Services, Craig has an excellent
understanding of current issues facing various businesses, not just professional service firms and how the better businesses are approaching these challenges.

Craig specialises in:

  • taxation management and compliance
  • asset protection and taxation
  • structuring
  • profit improvement
  • retirement, superannuation and family wealth planning
Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Commerce, University of Melbourne
  • Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants