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Anthony Pointon2018-10-23T16:16:34+00:00

Anthony is the Managing Partner at Pointon Partners and leads the Commercial and Taxation practices of Pointon Partners.

He is a proud and passionate Melbournian and an emeritus member and also a former long term Director and chair of Corporate Governance of Food and Wine Victoria which conducts the Victorian Government designated Melbourne major event the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival. He has also been involved as a director in Laworld acting as an Asia Pacific representative.

He is a Committee member of the Tax Institute of Australia.

Anthony is a long time sailor and member of the Sandringham Yacht Club and  enjoys his racing , farming , golf and the mighty Tigers.

Areas of Law & Expertise
  • Asset protection strategies;
  • Commercial Structuring;
  • Commercial advice and strategy;
  • Employment;
  • Intellectual Property;
  • Information Technology;
  • Mergers and Acquisitions;
  • Personal;
  • Property;
  • Taxation;

Anthony is a Commercial and Taxation law practitioner who offers pragmatic advice to a wide range of clients. These clients are generally businesses that can be classified as small to medium sized (listed and unlisted on the Australian Stock Exchange), public companies, associations, institutes and universities.

Transactions
  • Joint Venture between Landowner and Developer of major project;
  • Multiple State Revenue litigation matters on Land Tax in the Supreme Court, VCAT or settled.
  • Complex sale of serviced Apartment business with multiple lessors.
  • Purchase of Johnson Tiles for Malay public listed entity;
  • International and Australian structuring for Hollywood Film production in Australia;
  • Large property development structuring between land owner, developer and financier;
  • Harness Racing Australia success application in respect of Trade Practice Commission, in respect of Sky Racing Channel;
  • Business Recovery – Extraction of golf course and property development at Waterford Valley from receivership;
  • Property syndication of $50M purchase of St. Kilda road Victorian Police complex;
  • Preparation of all first effected sale off the plan documentation for Melbourne apartments, whereby settlement was longer than 12 months after contract signing at 474 Flinders Street. Industry changing documentation leasing to new enacting provisions under the Sale of Land Act (Vic) to encourage Melbourne residential tower developments;
  • Multiple taxation disputes in audit and Court; and
  • Multiple Merger and acquisition matters.
Qualifications & Memberships

Qualifications:

  • Law and Arts Degree, Melbourne University
  • Chartered Tax Advisor, Tax Institute of Australia
  • Registered Trust and Estates Practitioner, STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners)

Memberships:

  • Law Institute of Victoria
  • EO (Entrepreneur Organisation)
  • Family Business Australia
  • Committee for Melbourne
Recent publications

Anthony is the Managing Partner at Pointon Partners and leads the Commercial and Taxation practices of Pointon Partners.

He is a proud and passionate Melbournian and an emeritus member and also a former long term Director and chair of Corporate Governance of Food and Wine Victoria which conducts the Victorian Government designated Melbourne major event the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival. He has also been involved as a director in Laworld acting as an Asia Pacific representative.

He is a Committee member of the Tax Institute of Australia.

Anthony is a long time sailor and member of the Sandringham Yacht Club and  enjoys his racing , farming , golf and the mighty Tigers.

Areas of Law & Expertise
  • Asset protection strategies;
  • Commercial Structuring;
  • Commercial advice and strategy;
  • Employment;
  • Intellectual Property;
  • Information Technology;
  • Mergers and Acquisitions;
  • Personal;
  • Property;
  • Taxation;

Anthony is a Commercial law practitioner who offers pragmatic advice to a wide range of clients. These clients are generally businesses that can be classified as small to medium sized (listed and unlisted on the Australian Stock Exchange), public companies, associations, institutes and universities.

Transactions
  • Joint Venture between Landowner and Developer of major project;
  • Multiple State Revenue litigation matters on Land Tax in the Supreme Court, VCAT or settled.
  • Complex sale of serviced Apartment business with multiple lessors.
  • Purchase of Johnson Tiles for Malay public listed entity;
  • International and Australian structuring for Hollywood Film production in Australia;
  • Large property development structuring between land owner, developer and financier;
  • Harness Racing Australia success application in respect of Trade Practice Commission, in respect of Sky Racing Channel;
  • Business Recovery – Extraction of golf course and property development at Waterford Valley from receivership;
  • Property syndication of $50M purchase of St. Kilda road Victorian Police complex;
  • Preparation of all first effected sale off the plan documentation for Melbourne apartments, whereby settlement was longer than 12 months after contract signing at 474 Flinders Street. Industry changing documentation leasing to new enacting provisions under the Sale of Land Act (Vic) to encourage Melbourne residential tower developments;
  • Multiple taxation disputes in audit and Court; and
  • Multiple Merger and acquisition matters.
Qualifications & Memberships

Qualifications:

  • Law and Arts Degree, Melbourne University
  • Chartered Tax Advisor, Tax Institute of Australia
  • Registered Trust and Estates Practitioner, STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners)

Memberships:

  • Law Institute of Victoria
  • EO (Entrepreneur Organisation)
  • Family Business Australia
  • Committee for Melbourne
Recent publications