Tax Dispute Resolution : Law School : The University of Western Australia

Law School

Tax Dispute Resolution

Perth High Rises

Executive Education

This 4-day executive education short course is designed to provide an applied and practical approach to dispute and conflict in the taxation environment. It will enhance your understanding of tax disputes and provide you with tools to make informed and strategic decisions.

Topics covered include:

  • the conduct of risk reviews and audits
  • the Commissioner's information gathering powers
  • the objection process; the new independent review process
  • the role of the General Anti-Avoidance Rules Panel;
  • the appeal process in the Administrative Appeals Tribunal;
  • the appeal process in the Federal Court and
  • tax dispute resolution in the international environment.

    Details and Registration

    4 day short course: 3-6 May 2016
    Venue: The University of Western Australia

    ECON: 2.94, Law Postgraduate Seminar Room, Law Admin Building
    Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Cost: $3,300.00 x 4 day short course (lunch is not included)
      $850.00 daily modules
    Registration: Program

    course completed
    Lunch venue:
    Guild Village Cafe

    Workshop presenter

    Jonathon LeekJonathon Leek Barrister, Francis Burt Chambers, Honorary Fellow, UWA

    A specialist tax lawyer with more than 20 years experience gained in Perth and Sydney including 14 years as a partner in leading law firms. Experienced in advising clients ranging from large Australian and multinational corporations to high wealth individuals and families, and small and medium enterprises on the full range of corporate, commercial and financial transactions and projects.

    Extensive knowledge and experience of obtaining tax rulings, managing tax audits and risk reviews, objecting against assessments, appealing to courts and tribunals, and negotiating settlements, including by mediation.

    Guest Speakers

    Continuing Professional Points (CPD)

    • Full attendance entitles a legal practitioner to claim six CPD points. Competency Area 2 (Professional Skills) = 1.5 and Competency Area 4 (Substantive Law) = 4.5.
    • Partial attendance entitles a legal practitioner to claim CPD points as outlined for each session, up to a maximum of 6 points. See program for details.


    The University of Western Australia
    Faculty of Law Executive Education
    Ms Jennifer Rhodes, Administrative Officer
    T: +61 8 6488 2995, E: Email

    Before registration closing date - an administrative charge of 20% of registration will be deducted
    After registration closing date and up to one day before the event - a cancellation fee of 50% will apply
    No refund is available for non-attendance