Brett commenced as a Tax Partner at Hall Chadwick in 2022. Brett has practised as a tax advisor since 1994, practising as a tax accountant in Big 4 Accounting firms, multinational corporates and smaller boutique professional firms.
Prior to joining Hall Chadwick, Brett was a tax barrister specialising in taxation law and commercial law at the New South Wales Bar and from 2003.
Brett advises taxpayers in all areas of taxation, including income tax, international tax, capital gains tax, FBT, GST, stamp duty, payroll tax and land tax.
Brett’s primary area of practise is resolving tax disputes for taxpayers in the Australian economy.
As a specialist tax advisor with accounting and business skills, Brett provides a practical solutions based advice to his clients and creates plans to resolve problems in complex transactions and business environments. With decades of experience and tax expertise, Brett has a ‘sixth sense’ as to managing a client’s Australian tax risk.
Brett acts for a broad range of taxpayers – including multinational corporations, small-to-medium businesses, property developers and high net worth individuals.
Brett is passionate about the education of the younger profession. Brett is a regular conference presenter and has also devoted much of his career educating younger professional accountants and lawyers regarding the taxation of taxpayers in the Australian economy. Brett has taught taxation as part of the Accounting Professional Year Programme conducted by the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) and more recently as adjunct academic at the University of Technology (UTS), Sydney.
- Fellow Chartered Accountant
- B Comm, University of New South Wales
- LLB (Hons), University of Technology, Sydney
- Chartered Tax Adviser Member of The Tax Institute of Australia