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Anthony Smyth - Director

Anthony Smyth - Director

Anthony commenced practice as a solicitor in 1988 and has wide experience as a commercial lawyer.  He acts for a wide variety of companies, private clients and other service providers. He advises principally in the area of business services. 

Anthony has significant experience in the following areas

  • structuring for business ventures, particularly joint ventures
  • business transactions
  • taxation law
  • commercial disputes
  • wills and estates including estate disputes

In recent years, Anthony’s work has included:

  • documenting the establishment of major joint ventures for research and development, including assisting in the establishment of the Auto CRC and Advanced Manufacturing CRC
  • drafting suites of agreements for start up ventures in the telecommunications industry and internet based ventures
  • advice on the taxation law consequences of joint venture documents, commercial settlements, trusts, partnerships and wills
  • negotiating the settlement of taxation law disputes
  • negotiating the settlement of a Supreme Court dispute relating to the delivery of a telecommunications project
  • trust advice and the settlement of trust and estate disputes

Anthony has a Masters of Law from the University of Sydney and has taught commercial law and taxation law at the University of New South Wales.  He is widely published and consults to both the major Australian taxation law publishers. He is a fellow of the Taxation Institute of Australia and a member of the Law Institute of Victoria.

Email: as@cgslegal.com.au