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LL.B, BA, LLM, FCPA
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.
Robert’s expertise includes:
- 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: www.robertgordontax.com
- appeared as counsel in the Supreme Court, Federal Court and AAT;
Robert is a Chartered Tax Advisor (CTA), a Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP) with the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, and holds an Advanced Diploma of International Tax (ADIT) from Chartered Institute of Taxation (London). He is a member of the Law Council tax sub-committee.