Julia is an experienced corporate, commercial and tax lawyer with 20 years’ experience acting for SME’s, family groups and start-ups across a range of industries including pharmacy, medical, property, digital/on-line and franchising.
Julia provides practical and strategic advice through all phases of business from start-up, growth and expansion through to exit.
In the health sector, Julia provides structuring advice to pharmacists, medical clinics and allied health service providers. Julia acts for businesses that are expanding through franchising and/or licensing and has significant specific experience working with pharmacy franchise groups.
Julia also has expertise in tax and duty. She regularly assists with tax compliance including responding to ATO investigations and audits and providing strategic advice on tax issues arising on transactions including acquisition, sale and restructure of a business.
In the property sector, Julia advises on tax and duty implications of property development and devising appropriate structures. Julia also advises on GST and stamp duty exemptions in relation to property transactions.
Prior to joining Meridian Lawyers in May 2019, Julia spent 19 years as a Tax and Commercial Lawyer at Robert James Lawyers.