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Julianne Jaques


  • Telephone: 9225 7629
  • Mobile: 0439 038 978
  • Fax: 9225 8485
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  • Secretary: Terryn Himbury
  • Secretary Contact: 9225 7996
  • Chambers: Level 11, Room 26, Owen Dixon Chambers West
  • Admitted to Practice: 04 March 1996
  • Signed Victorian Bar Roll: 23 May 2002
From 07 Oct 2010, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation.

Barrister Profile

Dr Julianne Jaques specialises in taxation law and revenue matters.  She has extensive experience in dealing with all stages of taxation disputes, acting for both taxpayers and the Commissioner.  She has also appeared in and advised on State Revenue matters.  Prior to coming to the Bar she had over 10 years’ experience in private tax practice.  She holds a doctorate in law from the University of Melbourne and is a chartered accountant.

Julianne has appeared in the High Court, Federal Court, Court of Appeal, Supreme Court, County Court, AAT and VCAT.  She is experienced in alternative dispute resolution and has appeared in numerous neutral evaluations and mediations.  She appears both led by senior counsel and as sole counsel.

Julianne has particular experience in disputes involving complex commercial transactions, to which she brings her strong legal analytical skill, her understanding of finance and government, and her expertise as a chartered accountant.

Recent court appearances include:

  • Bywater Investments Limited v Commissioner of Taxation [2015] FCAFC 176 (11 Dec 2015) (led Kristina Stern SC)
  • Deputy Commissioner of Taxation v Gould [2015] FCA 1345 (1 Dec 2015) (led by David McGovern SC)
  • Deputy Commissioner of Taxation v Chemical Trustee Limited (No 9) [2015] FCA 1178 (3 Nov 2015)
  • Hua Wang Bank Berhad v Commissioner of Taxation (No 19) [2015] FCA 454 (4 May 2015)
  • Hua Wang Bank Berhad v Commissioner of Taxation (No 17) [2015] FCA 72 (12 Feb 2015)
  • Taras Nominees Pty Ltd as Trustee for the Burnley Street Trust v Commissioner of Taxation [2015] FCAFC 4 (28 Jan 2015) (led by Greg Davies QC)
  • Hua Wang Bank Berhad v Commissioner of Taxation [2014] FCA 1392 (19 Dec 2014) (led by Des Fagan SC, now Justice Fagan of the NSW Supreme Court)
  • Hua Wang Bank Berhad v Commissioner of Taxation [2013] FCAFC 28 (13  Mar 2013) (led by Michael Wigney SC, now Justice Wigney of the Federal Court)
  • Perfek Pty Ltd v Commissioner of Taxation; Lansell House Pty Ltd v Commissioner of Taxation [2011] HCA Trans 247 (2 September 2011) (led by Helen Symon QC)
  • The Shell Company of Australia Limited v Commissioner of State Revenue [2011] VSC 147 (led by Peter Hanks QC)

Advices provided include:

  • February 2012: foreign income tax offset limits, with Mark Moshinsky SC (now Justice Moshinsky of the Federal Court)
  • June 2012: taxation of sub-lease arrangements, with Alan Archibald QC

Julianne was named as a recommended junior counsel in Doyles Guide's listing of Leading Tax Barristers in 2015.

Julianne has been appointed a member of the Tax Practitioners Board from February 2016.

Committee Memberships

  • Education Committee, Taxation Institute of Australia
  • Tax Bar Association

Click here for Julianne's CV.

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