Dr Julianne Jaques KC
B Ec | LLB | SJD
Barrister | Chartered Accountant | Chartered Tax Advisor
Dr Julianne Jaques KC

T.   +61 3 8600 1779
M.  +61 439 038 978

Level 26, 200 Queen Street, Melbourne

Clerk: List B
Green’s List
T. 9225 7222

Areas of practice
Dr Julianne Jaques KC specialises in taxation.  Based in Melbourne, she also has chambers in Sydney and has appeared in all higher Federal, Victorian and New South Wales courts.  Julianne has extensive experience in dealing with all stages of taxation disputes, acting for both taxpayers and the Commissioner. She is experienced in alternative dispute resolution and has appeared in numerous neutral evaluations and mediations.  She has also appeared in and advised on State Revenue matters.
Julianne is a current member of the Federal Government’s Board of Taxation (reappointed 8 December 2023) and the Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority (reappointed 1 July 2022), and a former member of the Tax Practitioners Board (2016-2022).

In March 2020, Julianne was awarded Chartered Tax Adviser of the Year by The Tax Institute from an eligible membership of over 7,000 across Australia.

Prior to coming to the Bar Julianne had over 10 years’ experience in private tax practice with Freehills (now Herbert Smith Freehills) and Coopers and Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers).  She also spent two years as senior tax adviser to the Federal Assistant Treasurer.  She is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Adviser and was awarded a Doctor of Juridical Science by the University of Melbourne for her thesis on the corporate cash flow tax.

Julianne has particular expertise in disputes involving complex transactions to which she brings her strong legal analytical skill, her understanding of finance and government, and her knowledge as a chartered accountant.  She is frequently sought by professional associations to present on taxation matters.

Select cases in which Julianne has appeared:

High Court:

·         Commissioner of Taxation v Sharpcan Pty Ltd [2019] HCA 36 (led by G Davies QC with junior L Molesworth)

·         Bywater Investments Limited v Commissioner of Taxation; Hua Wang Bank Berhad v Commissioner of Taxation [2016] HCA 45 (16 November 2016) (led by A Slater KC and K Stern SC)

Federal Court:

·         Australians for Indigenous Constitutional Recognition Ltd v Commissioner of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission [2021] FCA 435 (leading H Mazloum)

·         Deputy Commissioner of Taxation v Karantzis (Federal Court of Australia, Anastassiou J – heard November 2021 (settled) (leading S Linden)

·         Anglo American Investments Pty Ltd (Trustee) v Commissioner of Taxation [2022] FCA 971 (led by K Stern SC with junior C Ensor)

·         Victoria Power Networks Pty Ltd v Commissioner of Taxation [2020] FCAFC 169 (led by G Davies KC with junior L Molesworth)

·         Deputy Commissioner of Taxation v Gould [2020] FCA 337 (sole counsel)

·         Sole Luna Pty Ltd as Trustee for the PA Wade No 2 Settlement Trust v Commissioner of Taxation [2019] FCA 1195 (led by M Flynn KC)

Administrative Appeals Tribunal:

·         Equality Australia Ltd v Commissioner of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commissioner [2023] AATA 2161 (leading H Mazloum)

·         Tiani v Commissioner of Taxation [2022] AATA 416 (8 March 2022) (leading A Wilson)

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