Elizabeth practises in administrative law, equity and trust law, property and general commercial disputes. Recognised as a skilful and insightful problem solver, she has a particular speciality in revenue law and represents resident and non-resident clients, revenue authorities and Federal and State government bodies in the Administrative Appeals Tribunal, the Supreme Court of NSW, the Federal Court and the High Court of Australia.
As a trusted adviser, Elizabeth is frequently engaged to advocate in disputes concerning trusts, land tax, payroll tax, stamp duty, income tax, goods and services tax, capital gains tax, superannuation, Pt IVA and civil penalties including the promoter penalty regime.
Elizabeth is a Senior Member of the Appeal Panel, the Occupational Division and the Administrative and Equal Opportunity Division of the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT).
Having worked in the legal industry since 1992, Elizabeth is highly experienced in complex litigation over a broad range of matters outside revenue such as proceeds of crime and professional conduct complaints. Clients value her thoughtful, analytical and open manner, effective communication, and her ability to remain calm and composed even under pressure.
Elizabeth has been recognised in the Doyle’s Guide of leading tax barristers in 2018-2022, and the International Tax Review Women in Tax Leaders List for Australia 2017-2023.
Commissioner of Taxation v [Respondent]  FCA 1176
Widdup v Deputy Commissioner of Taxation  FCAFC 145
Hornsby Shire Council v Commonwealth of Australia  HCA 19
Deputy Commissioner of Taxation v Widdup  FCA 1403