Andrew’s tax law experience

Andrew has an unusually broad knowledge in the area of taxation law, based on a diversity of professional experience over the past 27 years.

Academic and professional qualifications in tax

Andrew holds Bachelor degrees in Commerce and Law from Adelaide University, as well as a Masters of Law (in Taxation and International Law) from Melbourne University. He is admitted to practice law in Australia and the United Kingdom.

Andrew is a long-standing Chartered Tax Adviser with the Taxation Institute of Australia (TIA), a Fellow of the Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners (STEP), and a member of the Law Societies of NSW and SA.

Previous professional experience in tax

Andrew has worked as a tax accountant (with a Big 4 firm), as a merchant banker (in structured finance with Macquarie Bank), and as a lawyer (in national and international practices in Australia and the United Kingdom).

In the early part of his career Andrew practiced law at the big end of town, as a tax specialist with an emphasis on corporate and international tax laws, (gaining experience in transactions impacting UK, US and Asian jurisdictions). He has also acted for the SA and NSW state governments (and instrumentalities) and several infrastructure funds, on structuring asset transactions (in ports, rail, regional infrastructure and asset fleets).

Superannuation

Andrew has been advising on, writing about and presenting on superannuation laws since 1993. This enables him to bring a long-term perspective to the constant flow of change in this area. He is able to quickly identify the real threats and opportunities from new legislation and rulings, and provide you with a conservative path forward.

Experience dealing with the Tax Office

Andrew has been acting for taxpayers in reviews, audits and disputes with state and federal governments for over 20 years. He has an enviable track record in achieving commercially sensible outcomes, across the full spectrum of taxes, (including income tax, CGT, GST, FBT, stamp duty, land tax and payroll tax).

Andrew starts with a highly technical analysis of your position, and gives you an honest and straight-forward appraisal of your chances of success. He then provides actionable strategies for settling or advancing your position.

Andrew has represented taxpayers at all relevant levels of tribunals and courts. Over the past 5 years alone he has successfully represented taxpayers with disputed taxes of over $130 million. Andrew regularly represents taxpayers in face-to-face reviews, voluntary disclosure and settlement meetings with the Tax Office, where his well-informed, strong but non-confrontational approach meets with consistent success.

For assistance with your tax matters, call Andrew on 0400 832 534 or email him at andrew@andreyev.com.au.

Read Andrew’s full bio here.


Our Great Lawyer Guarantee

We want to be part of your team over the long term. We'll achieve this by sticking closely to the following principles:

  • We'll listen carefully to understand what you want to achieve. Then we'll thoroughly explain our advice and step you through the documents. You can be sure you'll know the full consequences.
  • Our lawyers work as a team, so someone will always be available to answer your questions, or point you in the right direction. You will also benefit from a range of perspectives and experience.
  • One of our key goals is to pass on as much knowledge as we can, so you can make your own informed decisions. We want to make you truly independent.
  • We only do what we're good at. You can be confident that we know what we're doing and won't pass on the cost of our learning.
  • For advice and documents, we provide a fixed or capped quote so you don’t take price risk. If you're in a dispute, we'll map out the process and costs so you know what to expect.
  • We're not in this game for our egos. We're in it for a front row seat to witness your success

We measure our success on how efficiently we have facilitated your objectives, enhanced your relationships, and reduced the level of stress for all involved.

If we sound like people you can work with, call us now on 1300 654 590 and speak directly with a great lawyer.

Call 1300 654 590 and speak with a lawyer

You’ll be put straight through to a great lawyer who will guide you to the right solution.

The first actions you need to take if you have been appointed to manage your family’s charitable foundation or a Private Ancillary Fund

The first actions you need to take if you have been appointed to manage your family’s charitable foundation or a Private Ancillary Fund

If you have been newly appointed to manage a Private Ancillary Fund, you may feel overwhelmed or unsure what you need to do first. You do not want to get bogged down in administration when real objective is to make a positive impact on your community. We have put together a simple list of the first actions you need to take to make sure you start on the right foot.

read more