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Areas of Practice

Commercial Law

  • Banking and Finance
  • Bankruptcy
  • Corporate insolvency
  • Contractual disputes
  • Corporations and Securities
  • Competition & Consumer Law
  • Superannuation

Taxation and Revenue Law

  • Income tax
  • Capital gains tax
  • Stamp duty
  • Goods and Services Tax
  • Land Tax
  • International tax

Public and Administrative Law

  • Judicial review
  • Merits review

Equity & Trusts

Energy Law and Resources Law

  • Mining
  • Petroleum
  • Electricity
  • Gas



James has nearly 20 years' experience in corporate, taxation and commercial matters.

James was most recently a partner in the corporate tax practice of PwC - where he advised major Australian and multi-national clients in relation all aspects of their Australian taxation affairs. James' experience includes advising on mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring and insolvency, equity and debt raising, cross-border investment and dispute resolution - including extensive dealings with senior officials within the Australian Taxation Office.

James has particular experience in the Energy and Mining industries, and most recently lead PwC's Global Energy & Mining Taxation practice.

James' clients comment on his:

- depth of technical expertise

- understanding of the commercial context in which a client's issues arise

- understanding of the broader commercial landscape

- energy and passion in working with clients to find the best possible outcomes based on their circumstances.

James holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from the University of Melbourne and a Master of Laws (LLM, Commercial law) from Monash University.


From 27 October 2017, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation






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