Jane is a Senior Associate in our Commercial team with significant experience advising corporate clients on complex tax matters, including corporate and individual income tax, fringe benefits tax and other indirect and state taxes.
Jane has experience working in both Hobart and Melbourne, and as a result has worked with a variety of clients ranging from smaller private and start-up companies to state government entities and large listed entities (both foreign and local). During her time working in the Tax team at PwC in Melbourne, she focused particularly on complex corporate tax matters and providing tax and structuring advice for corporate clients in relation to large scale corporate transactions including mergers and acquisitions and IPOs. In recent years, Jane has become a specialist in advising clients on their employee remuneration structures, with a particular focus on employee share schemes and employee share trusts. She has become known for her well-rounded and considered advice in this area, and as a result is a trusted advisor to clients and their boards and a confident negotiator with the ATO.
In addition to tax related matters, Jane has experience providing commercial and specialist advice on a broader range of matters including:
- Commercial and residential conveyancing;
- Property developments and subdivisions;
- Sales and purchases of businesses;
- Commercial and residential leasing; and
- Wills and estate planning, including powers of attorney and instruments appointing enduring guardians.
Jane is dedicated to providing well considered legal advice in an efficient and timely manner and would be pleased to assist with any commercial issues you may have.