Joel Phillips

Bar Roll: 2019 Admitted: 2018
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Joel practices in taxation law and commercial law.

Before coming to the Bar, Joel was a Director with KPMG Law, where he specialised in tax disputes. Joel previously worked in KPMG’s tax advisory practice. He joined KPMG in 2005 and was based in London before relocating to Sydney in 2012.

Joel is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Adviser. He holds a Juris Doctor degree from Sydney Law School, where he received prizes for individual subjects and overall performance, graduating joint second in his class. In 2017 he won the Australian and international rounds of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.

Joel is reading with Melanie Baker. His senior mentor is Eugene Wheelahan QC.

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CommercialConflicts of LawConstitutional LawCorporationsEquity & TrustsJudicial ReviewMerits ReviewPublic International LawSuperannuationTaxes – FederalTaxes – State

QUALIFICATIONS:

BSc (Hons) Economics (Warwick), MA Tax (London), JD (Sydney)

While at Sydney Law School, Joel received several prizes and scholarships, including the LexisNexis Book Prize No. 5 and John George Dalley Prize No. IB (for overall performance in the first and third/final-year exams, respectively), the E.M. Mitchell Prize for Contracts, the Caroline Munro Gibbs Prize for Torts, and the Pitt Cobbett Prize for Constitutional Law.



MEMBERSHIP & ASSOCIATIONS:

Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland [Chartered Accountant]
Chartered Institute of Taxation (UK) [Chartered Tax Adviser (Fellow); Advanced Diploma in International Tax]
Tax Institute of Australia [Associate]

Joel Phillips

Bar Roll: 2019 Admitted: 2018
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Profile

Joel practices in taxation law and commercial law.

Before coming to the Bar, Joel was a Director with KPMG Law, where he specialised in tax disputes. Joel previously worked in KPMG’s tax advisory practice. He joined KPMG in 2005 and was based in London before relocating to Sydney in 2012.

Joel is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Adviser. He holds a Juris Doctor degree from Sydney Law School, where he received prizes for individual subjects and overall performance, graduating joint second in his class. In 2017 he won the Australian and international rounds of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.

Joel is reading with Melanie Baker. His senior mentor is Eugene Wheelahan QC.

*Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation

Areas of Practice

CommercialConflicts of LawConstitutional LawCorporationsEquity & TrustsJudicial ReviewMerits ReviewPublic International LawSuperannuationTaxes – FederalTaxes – State

Qualifications & Memberships

QUALIFICATIONS::

BSc (Hons) Economics (Warwick), MA Tax (London), JD (Sydney)

While at Sydney Law School, Joel received several prizes and scholarships, including the LexisNexis Book Prize No. 5 and John George Dalley Prize No. IB (for overall performance in the first and third/final-year exams, respectively), the E.M. Mitchell Prize for Contracts, the Caroline Munro Gibbs Prize for Torts, and the Pitt Cobbett Prize for Constitutional Law.



MEMBERSHIP & ASSOCIATIONS:

Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland [Chartered Accountant]
Chartered Institute of Taxation (UK) [Chartered Tax Adviser (Fellow); Advanced Diploma in International Tax]
Tax Institute of Australia [Associate]