Scott Richardson

Scott Richardson

Scott practises in public law and commercial law proceedings and regularly appears unled and as junior counsel in State and Federal courts and tribunals.

He acts for publicly-listed companies, private companies, individuals and government.

Scott has a particular interest in taxation and revenue matters and is briefed by taxpayers, the Commissioner of Taxation, Deputy Commissioners of Taxation and the Chief Commissioner of State Revenue. Scott is a Fellow of the Tax Institute, a member of the International Fiscal Association and has contributed to the journal, Taxation in Australia.

Prior to being called to the Bar, Scott practised as a solicitor at a boutique litigation firm and at an international law firm. In 2012, he was associate to the Honourable Justice Logan RFD, Federal Court of Australia.

Scott holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Queensland.

Scott is currently enrolled in the Master of Taxation program at the University of Sydney.


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B&B Stevenson Pty Ltd and Chief Commissioner of State Revenue (2018) NSWCATAD 103

Commissioner for Liquor and Gaming v Farquhar Corporation Pty Ltd [2018] QCA 202

Minister for Immigration and Border Protection v Le [2016] FCAFC 120; (2016) 244 FCR 56

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