Ian.Kearney Edit

Ian Kearney

Partner, Tax

+61 3 8635 1800

[email protected]


Services Tax
Industries Property and Construction Financial Services

Ian has over 30 years’ experience in providing strategic tax solutions.

He primarily acts for large, complex private groups and ASX listed entities and is recognised as a leading expert on Division 7A and the taxation of trusts.

Ian has served on the Australian Tax Office (ATO) National Tax Liaison Group and also on the NTLG Trust Sub-Group. He actively participates in consultation processes with the Department of Treasury in relation to new or proposed tax legislation which may affect the Firm's clients. 

Ian's experience includes:

  • Providing strategic tax advice in relation to M&A transactions, including significant domestic and international property transactions

  • Advising on tax implications of corporate restructures

  • Successfully dealing and negotiating with the ATO in relation to technical issues, private ruling requests, management of complex tax audits and reviews of clients' affairs


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