Tax law in Australia is a complex – yet integral – area for businesses to navigate. It underpins agreements, can be a deciding due diligence factor in transactions, and is at the core of disputes between tax payers and the ATO.

Grant Thornton’s specialist tax lawyers know Australian taxation law. We take an independent, privileged approach to tax law with a dedicated legal practice focused on taxation advice.

Our advice is trusted and innovative, with a commercial appreciation of your competitive landscape, strategic goals and issues at play, as well as risk profile.

Taxation dispute advice

Tax legal advice regarding disputes between taxpayers and the ATO

Tax-related agreements

Drafting of: Tax consolidated and Indirect Tax sharing and tax funding agreements and Division 7A Loan agreements

Taxation due diligence

Conduct detailed analyses of the taxation affairs of companies in order to assist in their decision to engage in M&A activities under the protection of legal professional privilege

Legal professional privilege

In appropriate circumstances provision of advice by Grant Thornton Tax Lawyers enables client protection in the form of Legal Professional Privilege

Submissions to revenue authorities           

Drafting submissions and objections to revenue authorities on behalf of taxpayers

Transaction documentation  


Provide detailed input into legal transaction documents to ensure that they are consistent with the underlying tax advice

Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.

We are proud of our respected tax legal service. It is a strong differentiating factor between our service offering and those of many of our chartered accounting competitors.

Yan Wong
Yan Wong

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