Lawrence is a Client Director for Tax Advisory and has provided tax specialist advisory for over 20 years. With a client base consisting of predominantly business owners, his specialities include tax treatment and implications for commercial transactions, effective tax structuring, the preparation of businesses for sale or purchase and mergers or demerger matters.
Additionally, Lawrence specialises in servicing SMEs, navigating capital gains tax, income tax, employee share and equity schemes, international tax, entity reorganisation and restructure issues.
He uses his extensive knowledge to advise Australian companies on the tax implications of expanding into international markets, assisting with developing appropriate business structures and models that are designed to reduce the incidence of tax. Lawrence also holds expansive experience in aiding foreign companies to set up their business within Australia to ensure they extract maximum economic value.
Through his combined legal and tax background, Lawrence is well positioned to assist individuals and businesses with managing contentious engagements with the Australian Taxation Office, representing their case to achieve resolution.
Lawrence heads up Sydney’s Critical Point Network (CPN) and enjoys working with CPN members to find out where he can assist them in either their own practice or with their clients.
Lawrence joined Pitcher Partners as a Client Director in 2017.
Qualifications and memberships
- Bachelor of Commerce, Accounting and Finance
- Bachelor of Law
- Master of Law, University of Sydney
- Solicitor, Supreme Court of NSW
- Chartered Tax Adviser