Adam is a specialist tax barrister. Before coming to the Bar, Adam worked at the ATO preparing rulings for large private groups and advising ATO audit teams. Adam’s work focused on questions about the application of integrity and anti-avoidance rules to complex business structures and transactions. Adam’s earlier experience includes: large multinational transfer pricing audits; instructing on the drafting of legislation (e.g., the 2012 expansion of the director penalty regime; key parts of the Minerals Resource Rent Tax Act 2012); major policy projects (e.g., the review into the taxation of trusts); secondments at Treasury and the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet; being a tax advisor in an accounting firm, and a range of leadership and management roles. Adam has a Master of Tax from the University of Melbourne and a Bachelor of Laws from Monash University.
This session will highlight the significant recent cases. Discussion will shed light on trends, key focus areas and what these case outcomes mean for everyday practice.