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Frank Egan B.A., LL.B., A.C.L.A., F.T.I.A. (Notary)

Position: Chief Executive Officer
Frank Egan is the Managing Director of LAC Lawyers and has over 30 years experience as a lawyer. Frank heads up our taxation group and specialises in both onshore and offshore taxation arrangements including tax havens. He does not deal with any indirect taxation matters e.g. land tax, stamp duty or payroll tax. He is available to advise clients whether corporate or private on large, serious or complicated matters.

Peter Chandra LL.M. (Notary)

Position: Legal Practitioner Director
Peter Chandra’s mission is to achieve success for clients, LAC Lawyers Pty Ltd and everyone at LAC Lawyers Pty Ltd through honesty, sincerity, integrity, promptness and excellence in provision of legal services and administration.

Tania Waterhouse BA LLB (Hons) LLM (Tax)

Position: Senior Solicitor
Tania is an experienced tax litigator and advisor in both the public and private sectors. She has a wealth of experience in international taxation as well as superannuation, with a specialist understanding of SMSFs.

Michael Pickering B.A., LL.B. (Hons.), LL.M., M. A.

Position: Senior Solicitor
Michael Pickering is our most senior solicitor employed in the Melbourne Branch of LAC Lawyers Pty Ltd. He deals with a wide range of matters. He has over 30 years experience as a lawyer which he applies for the benefit of clients whether large or small.

Alison Drayton B.A. (Hons). Acc Spec (Commercial Lit.)

Position: Senior Solicitor
Alison combines intellect with compassion and brings to her practice of the law life experience gained in many different places including England, the Caribbean and Ghana. A lawyer with many years experience in a range of jurisdictions, as barrister and as solicitor, Alison is highly regarded as a dedicated professional who is fearless and confident and enjoys a challenge. Alison is a NSW Law Society accredited specialist in commercial litigation (insolvency).

Teresa Dodaro BA LLB

Position: Solicitor
Teresa has practised in litigation and dispute resolution for several years, her main areas of practice and interest including Family Provision (Succession Act) claims, Equity, Commercial Litigation and Family Law. Teresa has extensive experience in conducting complex litigious matters before the courts, and has represented clients in matters before the Supreme, District and Family Court.

Scott Gray LPAB, Grad. Dip. Legal Practice

Position: Solicitor
Scott is result driven and strives to ensure each client achieves complete satisfaction throughout the life of their matter. He understands the stress that many clients experience and is always available to assist and discuss specific requirements as well as explain industry processes and procedures in a clear and concise manner.

Sigrid Neumueller Mag. iur (UVie), LL.M. (UTS), Dip. Law (LPAB)

Position: Senior Solicitor
Sigrid is an international lawyer who undertook her initial education and training as a trainee judge, solicitor and barrister in Vienna, Austria before embarking on a legal career in Australia as a solicitor and later as a barrister admitted in the Supreme Court of NSW, the Federal Court and the High Court of Australia.

Angelita Manlangit LL.B.

Position: Solicitor
Angelita is a compassionate and dedicated lawyer who understands the complexity and emotional aspects associated with going to Court, particularly in Civil & Commercial Litigation, Criminal, Family Law and Inheritance Dispute matters and at all times tries to make her clients as comfortable as possible to reduce the stress and anxiety associated with litigation. Angelita’s aim is to get the job done and not to waste time and money.

Michael Tourkakes LL.B., Grad.Dip.(Leg Prac), Adv.Dip.Bus.(Leg Prac)

Position: Solicitor
Michael is dedicated to his clients’ best interests and always strives to obtain the best results. Michael’s approach is to work with his clients to achieve the desired outcome. This enables any matter to be handled in a manner consistent with his clients’ individual or business practices and objectives. He is currently undertaking his Masters in Laws at Monash University with an emphasis on commercial, employment and industrial relations law.

Jonathan Lim BA (Hons II) LLB (Hons I)

Position: Solicitor
Jonathan practices exclusively in Australian and International tax and superannuation law. His specialty is the handling of negotiations with the ATO with respect to serious non-compliance by high net worth individuals and businesses, particularly over many years. He also advises on business structures, offshore tax issues and self-managed superannuation fund compliance.

Client Testimonial

"I just wanted to say ?Thank YOU? for your sincere advice and guidance on my Tax issues & concerns."

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