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Sean advises clients on a range of corporate, tax and trust law matters.

Sean’s private client practice includes advising on corporate and property transactions, family business restructures, estate and succession planning, trusts and superannuation law.

Sean’s corporate and tax practice includes advising property developers and managers on structuring acquisitions, joint ventures, debt and capital raising and project structuring. This includes advising on duty and land tax in real estate acquisitions, structures and property developments and preparing objections and reassessment requests for duty and land tax assessments.

Specific experience examples

  • Establishing and advising on real estate investment trusts, developments and joint venture vehicles.
  • Advising on the legal and tax structuring of real estate acquisitions, divestments, developments and joint ventures.
  • Advising on matters involving capital gains tax, income tax, transfer duty, landholder duty and land tax.
  • Advising private clients on trust splitting, trust resettlements and extending perpetuity dates of trusts.
  • Advising private clients on estate and succession planning and intergenerational wealth transfer.
  • Acting for trustees and advising on judicial advice applications and seeking orders to deal with lost trust deeds, prior year trust distributions and extending perpetuity dates of trusts.
  • Lodging private ruling applications for complex property, trust, estate and tax law transactions.

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