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Johnson Winter & Slattery
LEVEL 34
55 COLLINS STREET
MELBOURNE VIC 3000
Australia

Work Department

Tax

Position

Partner

Career

Alison is a Chartered Accountant with extensive experience across all areas of corporate taxation.

This includes tax risk management and governance, strategic acquisitions and divestments, international tax, transfer pricing, tax accounting, fringe benefits tax and indirect taxes.She continues to maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with the Australian Tax Office, Foreign Investment Review Board and other regulatory bodies.

Alison was previously the Head of Tax for Carlton & United Breweries and was the Australian tax lead on all strategic acquisition, divestments and restructures affecting the business in the past decade.

She has extensive experience in both pro-active tax risk mitigation and the management of tax disputes, audits and reviews across both direct and indirect taxes.

Memberships

Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
Tax Institute of Australia

Education

Bachelor of Business (Accounting), Latrobe University
Chartered Accountant
Registered Tax Agent

Lawyer Rankings

Australia > Tax

Johnson Winter & Slattery combines active transactional and commercial tax advice with a strong record in tax disputes and controversies, working with listed companies and multinationals, alongside regularly collaborating with leading UK and US tax practices on cross-border issues. The practice was bolstered by the arrival of corporate tax specialist Alison Haines to the Melbourne office from an in-house position in early 2021. Melbourne-based practice head Stewart Grieve  is focused on tax disputes and audits, with a number of multinational clients, while Sydney’s Prashanth Kainthaje advises on corporate and financing transactions, with expertise in state and federal taxation. Also in Sydney, Andy Milidoni advises on transfer pricing, superannuation and trust mandates, while the vastly experienced Richard Gelski continues as a consultant, advising on corporate structures and cross-border investments. Melbourne’s Kathryn Bertram  handling stamp duty, land tax and the associated disputes.