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Robert Gordon 2018-08-29T14:15:58+00:00

Robert was first admitted as a lawyer in 1978, and initially worked as an accountant with the “Big 4” firms in Sydney and Melbourne, then as a solicitor in Sydney and Melbourne, becoming a Tax Partner at Corrs Chambers Westgarth.

In 2006 Robert had a one year sabbatical in London where he studied UK and International Tax. In 2007 he returned to Melbourne. Robert joined Pointon Partners in late 2012 after 20 years at the Sydney and Melbourne Bars.

Out of hours:

Robert rows with Richmond Rowing Club. He is in the bow seat in the banner photo above. His crew is on its way to the start of the 2015 Head of the Yarra. He is also a life-long motorcyclist

Areas of Law & Expertise
  • All areas of tax advice, with a special interest in international tax;
  • a special interest in asset protection and succession planning including offshore structuring;
  • written and spoken widely on these topics see: robertgordontax.com
  • appeared as counsel in the Supreme Court, Federal Court and AAT;
Qualifications & Memberships

Qualifications:

  • LLM
  • FCPA
  • Chartered Tax Advisor (CTA).
  • Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP) with the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.
  • Advanced Diploma of International Tax (ADIT) from Chartered Institute of Taxation (London).

Memberships:

  • Law Council tax sub-committee.
  • Law Institute of Victoria.
Recent publications

Robert was first admitted as a lawyer in 1978, and initially worked as an accountant with the “Big 4” firms in Sydney and Melbourne, then as a solicitor in Sydney and Melbourne, becoming a Tax Partner at Corrs Chambers Westgarth.

In 2006 Robert had a one year sabbatical in London where he studied UK and International Tax. In 2007 he returned to Melbourne. Robert joined Pointon Partners in late 2012 after 20 years at the Sydney and Melbourne Bars.

Out of hours:

Robert rows with Richmond Rowing Club. He is in the bow seat in the banner photo above. His crew is on its way to the start of the 2015 Head of the Yarra. He is also a life-long motorcyclist

Areas of Law & Expertise
  • All areas of tax advice, with a special interest in international tax;
  • a special interest in asset protection and succession planning including offshore structuring;
  • written and spoken widely on these topics see: robertgordontax.com
  • appeared as counsel in the Supreme Court, Federal Court and AAT;
Qualifications & Memberships

Qualifications:

  • LLM
  • FCPA
  • Chartered Tax Advisor (CTA).
  • Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP) with the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.
  • Advanced Diploma of International Tax (ADIT) from Chartered Institute of Taxation (London).

Memberships:

  • Law Council tax sub-committee.
  • Law Institute of Victoria.
Recent publications