Stuart practices in corporate and international tax, with a particular focus on matters involving capital management & funding, mergers and acquisitions, cross-border investment, profit repatriation, and liaison with tax authorities.
He joined Pitcher Partners Melbourne in 2015 having previously practiced as a corporate tax partner at Big 4 firm in Australia.
Stuart’s clients have included both public and private organisations across a wide range of industry sectors, including financial services, property and infrastructure. His transaction experience has involved some of the largest matters in corporate Australia, where he has led the delivery of tax services in supporting clients and their other advisors with due diligence, contract negotiation, acquisition structures, funding, commercial and accounting considerations, liaison with tax authorities, and other post-completion support.
Areas of Expertise
- Capital management and funding
- International taxation
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- Tax audits & disputes
- Financial services
- Private equity
- Manufacturing and retail
Memberships & Qualifications
- Registered Tax Agent
- Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia
- Member of the Tax Institute in Australia
- Bachelor of Commerce - Monash University
- Bachelor of Laws - Monash University
1st August 2017
The Foreign Resident Capital Gains Withholding Payments regime changed as of
1 July 2017.
The regime will apply to more properties...
30th May 2017
Stuart’s paper challenges the ATO’s recent views on this matter by
reference to a line of established judicial principles and evidence which...
11th October 2016
The conference is an event jointly hosted by the Australia Japan Business
Cooperation Committee and its sister organisation in Japan. Broadly, it ...
12th September 2016
“Shareholders in companies transitioning to reduced tax rates over the next
10 years could lose their entitlement to franking credits for tax pa...
21st June 2016
Broadly, the new provisions will apply to any purchase from 1 July 2016 of
real property with a market value exceeding $2m, or a >10% indirect int...
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