Lawrence is a Client Director in the Tax Consulting Group and has been providing tax specialist advisory for over two decades. His experience focuses on the SME segment, which provides for a close association with key stakeholders. Some of the areas Lawrence provides advice include the tax treatment and implications of commercial transactions; creating effective tax structures; preparing a business for sale, purchase, merger or demerger.
Lawrence advises Australian companies on the tax implications of expanding into international markets and assists them to develop appropriate business structures and models, which are designed to reduce the incidence of
tax. Lawrence also assists foreign companies to set up their business within Australia in a manner that enables them to extract maximum value.
With Lawrence’s legal and tax background, he is well positioned to assist individuals and businesses deal with contentious issues with the Australian Taxation Office representing their case to achieve resolution. Lawrence’s focus is to become the trusted adviser to business owners with a view of maximising their wealth creation through collaboration, consideration and well implemented business planning.
Areas of Expertise
- Capital Gains Tax
- Employee Share/Equity Schemes
- International tax (inbound/outbound entry)
- Entity reorganisation/restructures
- Income tax