Areas of Practice
Lachlan is a specialist in taxation and foreign investment law, with a particular focus on tax integrity frameworks and cross-border matters.
Before coming to the Bar, Lachlan was the Treasury portfolio legal adviser to the Federal Treasurer of Australia, covering taxation, foreign investment and financial services. He oversaw the development and introduction of significant Commonwealth legislative and regulatory reforms, and provided advice to Government on all sensitive foreign investment applications.
Prior to that Lachlan was a Managing Solicitor at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he practised in taxation litigation and advised on some of Australia’s largest and most complex transactions and taxation matters.
He graduated with a Masters with Distinction from the University of Oxford, and Bachelors in Laws and Engineering from the University of Melbourne.
Lachlan’s mentors at the Bar are Eugene Wheelahan and Allan Myers AC QC.
From 03 May 2018, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation.
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