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Benjamin Scannell

Benjamin Scannell

Client Director, Melbourne

Professional background

With an impressive 17-year tenure at the firm, Benjamin has expertly advised clients across a broad range of industries. His speciality lies within the property and construction industry, and he has an impressive 15 year track record supporting large property development groups, in particular with respect to large scale broad acre developments and in the Build-to-Rent and Build-to-Sell space.

Over time, he has become a business and tax advisory specialist, and he is often the first port of call when it comes to providing tax efficiency, tax structuring and tax planning advice. A well-rounded advisor, Benjamin also has extensive, hands-on experience supporting high net worth Individuals with estate planning and business restructuring, and clients value his personable approach and tailored advice.

Benjamin thrives on making the personal connections with his clients and is always interested and curious in what drives them, what their goals are, and what success looks like for them and their families.. Committed to fostering successful outcomes, he can support businesses and individuals at every stage of their financial journey.

With his extensive experience, particularly in the property and construction industry, Benjamin understands the business challenges and risks clients may need to manage. But he is also able  identify and make the most of potential opportunities in partnership with clients. Through his professional experience and network of contacts, Benjamin will ensure clients are fully supported in all business endeavours.

Benjamin commenced his career as a graduate in 2007 in the Business Advisory and Assurance Division at Pitcher Partners, and was able to broaden his horizons through a secondment to a Baker Tilly firm in Edinburgh, Scotland in 2011. Upon his return he progressed through the firm to become a Client Director in 2020.

Professional qualifications and memberships

  • Bachelor of Commerce – Accounting and Finance (Deakin University)
  • Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (Australia)

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