Allan Blaikie

Clayton Utz
Consultant Sydney

Leading consultant in our taxation team with over 50 years' experience (including over a decade as a chartered accountant). A highly valued adviser to leading Australian and international companies in the financial services and property sectors, as well as those in manufacturing and distribution. Assists clients in their most sensitive matters, including major tax litigation, and government investigations and proceedings. One of Australia's foremost experts in international tax having advised widely on issues including transfer pricing, interpretation of double tax agreements and the structuring of multinational enterprises.

Notable Work
  • High Worth Individuals/Family Offices: principal advisor to a number of high net worth individuals and their family offices on their global tax and estate planning needs.
  • Multinational Organisations: assisted two multinational organisations in successfully defending major global reconstructions from attack under Australia's general anti-avoidance rules (Part IVA) including representing the entities before the General Anti-Avoidance Rule Panel (GAAR Panel).
  • Project Wickenby: achieved a number of successful resolutions of tax audits into the affairs of a series of high wealth individuals conducted as a result of Project Wickenby.
  • Foreign Listed Entities: principal tax advisor on a number of global reorganisations of foreign listed entities with Australian assets.
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