Ermelinda Kovacs

Ermelinda Kovacs

Ermelinda is a barrister specialising in tax and commercial law. She carries with her over 14 years’ experience practising in tax law.

Before coming to the Bar, Ermelinda practised as a solicitor and held the position of Director in the tax practice at Ernst & Young. In her role, she assisted multinational enterprises and private groups prevent and resolve difficult or sensitive disputes with the Australian Taxation Office and State Revenue Offices.

Ermelinda is frequently retained by a range of corporate, private and government clients in connection with complex tax and commercial matters.

In addition to appearing in the Administrative Appeals Tribunal, the Supreme Court and the Federal Court, Ermelinda has an extensive advisory practice.

Ermelinda is the Secretary to the Australian Bar Association’s Taxation Committee. She holds a Master of Laws in Taxation and she has taught the Tax course in the MBA program at UTS.


Select Cases

Fourtunatow v Commissioner of Taxation [2019] FCA 1247

Ozmen Entertainment Pty Ltd & Anor v Neptune Hospitality Pty Ltd [2019] FCA 721

Ozmen Entertainment Pty Ltd & Anor v Neptune Hospitality Pty Ltd (No 5) [2019] FCA 904

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