Daniel is a dedicated taxation barrister known for his strong and extensive technical and advisory knowledge, in relation to structuring as well as settling taxation disputes with the ATO.
Since being called to the Bar in 2007, Daniel has appeared in leading and complex taxation cases on a broad range of complex issues including transfer pricing, international corporate structuring, consolidations and Part IVA. Daniel’s practice includes advising on all Commonwealth and State taxes.
Prior to 2007 Daniel gained extensive taxation experience in the public and private sectors. As a result of this experience, Daniel has an excellent perspective on the operation of the tax law in a broad commercial context.
Daniel has a Masters of Taxation from the University of New South Wales and is a Fellow of the Tax Institute of Australia and Chartered Tax Adviser. Daniel is a Senior Fellow at Melbourne Law School and teaches in their Masters program. Daniel is also a member and Vice President of the Tax Bar Association committee.
Daniel was named as one of Australia's leading junior counsel in Doyle's Guide Listing of leading tax barristers in 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2020 and as preeminent junior counsel in 2018 and 2019. Daniel was named as one of Australia’s leading tax juniors in Chambers and Partners Asia Pacific 2017, 2018 and 2019 guides. Daniel was also named in the 13th Edition of the Best Lawyers In Australia published by The Australian Financial Review, and the fifth annual Global Business Edition published in 2020.
Honours and Awards
Leading Junior Barrister (2017-2019), Chambers and Partners
Daniel has been ranked as one of Australia's leading tax juniors in Chambers and Partners Asia Pacific 2017, 2018 and 2019 guides.
Chambers and Partners is a global publisher of guides for the world's best lawyers and law firms.
Preeminent junior counsel (2018) and Leading Tax Barrister (2015-2017), Doyle’s Guide
Daniel was named as one of Victoria’s leading junior counsel in Doyle's Guide Listing of leading tax barristers in 2015, 2016, 2017 and as a preeminent junior counsel in 2018.
The listing of leading Victorian Tax Barristers details counsel practising in taxation matters in the Victorian legal market who have been identified by clients and peers for their expertise and abilities in the area. The Doyle’s Guide listing of best barristers is compiled following extensive telephone and face to face interviews with clients, peers and relevant industry bodies.
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