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Leon Mahtani Solicitor

T: 02 8268 4000
F: 02 8268 4001
craddock@craddock.com.au

With nine years’ experience as a tax lawyer, Leon Mahtani has been involved in all stages of tax dispute resolution, from risk review, audit, objection through to litigation, and:

  • as a former employee of the ATO:
  • gained extensive knowledge of the ATO’s administrative procedures and policies
  • was a senior auditor in the High Wealth Individuals Taskforce
  • was the Manager of the Sydney team responsible for determining taxation objections lodged by High Wealth Individual taxpayers
  • gained taxation litigation and dispute resolution experience
  • worked in a mid-tier accounting firm acting for taxpayers where he:
  • drafted private binding ruling applications and complex amendment requests
  • responded to ATO requests for information
  • prepared tax advice for large corporates and high wealth individuals on many topics, including:
    • tax residency
    • capital gains tax
    • land tax
    • Division 7A
    • taxation of trusts
    • the debt and equity rules
  • acts in debt recovery and insolvency matters in both State and Federal courts.

Leon is friendly, approachable and accomplished. He is:

  • Chair of the NSW Law Society’s Taxation Law Committee (Young Lawyers Branch)
  • a member of the Law Council of Australia and the Tax Institute
  • completing the CTA3 course with the Tax Institute.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Laws (Honours) – Macquarie University
  • Master of Laws in Corporate, Commercial and Taxation Law – University of New South Wales
  • Master of Professional Accounting – University of Technology, Sydney.
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