Jennifer Batrouney QC

Bar Roll: 1991 Silk: 2000
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Jennifer practises in taxation, equity, superannuation, commercial and administrative law.  With 27 years’ experience at the Bar, she is a trusted advisor to a range of corporate, government and not-for-profit clients.  In addition to general income tax and R&D matters, she has experience in advising in relation to GST, FBT, payroll and land taxes.  She also has a substantial equity practice in the not-for-profit sector and has assisted numerous not-for-profit entities to obtain or retain their tax concession charity status. Jennifer has acted as an expert determiner and is a consultant to the ATO Public Advice and Guidance Panel.  Jennifer appears before the High Court, the Federal Court and the superior State courts, mainly in revenue matters.

Jennifer has been a silk for over 17 years and is a past President of the Victorian Bar and of the Tax Bar Association.  She is presently President of the Australian Bar Association and Chair of the Law Council Charities and Not-for-Profits committee.  She is also a member of the Melbourne Law School Advisory Council and Melbourne Tax Masters Advisory Committee.  Jennifer is also a Senior Fellow at the Melbourne Law School, teaching in the Tax Masters Program.

 

 

*Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation

CommercialEquity & TrustsJudicial ReviewMerits ReviewRegulatorySuperannuationTaxes – Federal

QUALIFICATIONS:

LLB (Hons), B.Com University of Melbourne
Chartered Tax Adviser
Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners
Member Australian Institute of Company Directors

MEMBERSHIP & ASSOCIATIONS:

Immediate Past President - Tax Bar Association;
Immediate Past President - Victorian Bar Council;
President Australian Bar Association;
Member - Law Council of Australia Taxation Committee since 1991;
State Councillor, Victorian Division - Taxation Institute of Australia from 1997 until 2002;
Member - Superannuation Complaints Tribunal 2001-2003;
Melbourne Law School Advisory Council;
Member - Australian Institute of Company Directors;
Chair - Law Council Not-For-Profit Legal Practice and Charities Committee;
Director - Australia and New Zealand Charity Law Association

Jennifer Batrouney QC

Bar Roll: 1991 Silk: 2000
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Profile

Jennifer practises in taxation, equity, superannuation, commercial and administrative law.  With 27 years’ experience at the Bar, she is a trusted advisor to a range of corporate, government and not-for-profit clients.  In addition to general income tax and R&D matters, she has experience in advising in relation to GST, FBT, payroll and land taxes.  She also has a substantial equity practice in the not-for-profit sector and has assisted numerous not-for-profit entities to obtain or retain their tax concession charity status. Jennifer has acted as an expert determiner and is a consultant to the ATO Public Advice and Guidance Panel.  Jennifer appears before the High Court, the Federal Court and the superior State courts, mainly in revenue matters.

Jennifer has been a silk for over 17 years and is a past President of the Victorian Bar and of the Tax Bar Association.  She is presently President of the Australian Bar Association and Chair of the Law Council Charities and Not-for-Profits committee.  She is also a member of the Melbourne Law School Advisory Council and Melbourne Tax Masters Advisory Committee.  Jennifer is also a Senior Fellow at the Melbourne Law School, teaching in the Tax Masters Program.

 

 

*Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation

Areas of Practice

CommercialEquity & TrustsJudicial ReviewMerits ReviewRegulatorySuperannuationTaxes – Federal

Cases

Qualifications & Memberships

QUALIFICATIONS::

LLB (Hons), B.Com University of Melbourne
Chartered Tax Adviser
Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners
Member Australian Institute of Company Directors

MEMBERSHIP & ASSOCIATIONS:

Immediate Past President - Tax Bar Association;
Immediate Past President - Victorian Bar Council;
President Australian Bar Association;
Member - Law Council of Australia Taxation Committee since 1991;
State Councillor, Victorian Division - Taxation Institute of Australia from 1997 until 2002;
Member - Superannuation Complaints Tribunal 2001-2003;
Melbourne Law School Advisory Council;
Member - Australian Institute of Company Directors;
Chair - Law Council Not-For-Profit Legal Practice and Charities Committee;
Director - Australia and New Zealand Charity Law Association