With "one of the leading tax practices in Australia," Clayton Utz remains "a front runner in the market" and its renowned branch in Sydney is complemented by a strong presence in both Brisbane and Perth.
Clients value the "good access to senior partners" and the firm’s "top of the bill technical expertise." Chambers Global 2009
The "client-focused" tax team at Clayton Utz encompasses a comprehensive range of tax services. The lawyers are praised for being "very responsive, timely and professional," and clients view their technical expertise as being "right up there." Chambers Global 2008
Our taxation law team is actively involved in working with Australian and international businesses in the development and expansion of their investments and interests in Australia. We work with clients and other professionals here and offshore on large, complex cross-border transactions and international taxation issues.
Our advice spans all areas where tax issues may arise including funds management, private equity, structured products, international structures and transactions including transfer pricing. We regularly advise on all types of taxation law, including income tax, capital gains tax, withholding and fringe benefits tax (FBT), stamp duty, the goods and services tax (GST) and other related direct and indirect taxes.
We are more than just taxation lawyers; our expertise includes accounting, financial services, litigation and corporate law aspects of taxation, meaning we can analyse taxation issues from a legal and commercial perspective. This ensures we look beyond the traditional to create innovative tax solutions that best fit clients' business needs, no matter how complex, while securing compliance.
Our integrated service offers our clients expertise from other areas of law, including banking and financial services, corporate and trust law, intellectual property, property and construction, funds management and superannuation, mergers and acquisitions and private equity, so that all legal aspects of their transactions and advice are dealt with together. And when a tax dispute arises, our specialist tax litigators can manage and resolve it.