|Tier 1 - Australia|
|Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills and Herbert Smith Freehills|
|King & Wood Mallesons|
|Tier 2 - Australia|
|Tier 3 - Australia|
|Arnold Bloch Leibler|
|Corrs Chambers Westgarth, Taxand Australia|
|Norton Rose Fulbright|
|Tier 4 - Australia|
|Baker Tilly Pitcher Partners|
|Henry Davis York|
|Johnson Winter & Slattery|
Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills and Herbert Smith Freehills provides its clients with integrated and seamless taxation advisory services including transactional and disputes advisory work, and compliance services. The firm advises clients on all aspects of corporate and commercial law as well as tax. The two firms particularly focus on income and capital gains tax, tax avoidance, international tax, goods and services tax, stamp duty, employment tax issues, charitable and not-for-profit organisations, tax investigations and disputes.
Tony Frost is the managing director at Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills. Hugh Paynter leads the commercial litigation and dispute resolution department.
The firms have a good working relationship with the ATO, the state and territory revenue offices, and the state and federal treasuries. Liaising with these revenue authorities enables the firms to provide its clients with feedback on the view of the authorities on technical and practical issues.
Key clients include NAB/MLC, Lend Lease, Gateway Lifestyle, Mirvac, Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Frasers Property Group. In 2017, the firm advised holders in the prospectus on CBA's PERLS IX offering regarding tax consequences.