Helping you find your own solutions to disputes through mediation
Roger Hamilton SC is a highly experienced tax lawyer and a Senior Member of the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal where he heads the Revenue List*.
For over 40 years Roger has specialised in litigating and advising in Revenue Law - including international taxation, Commonwealth and State taxes, superannuation and the structuring of the affairs of high net worth families.
A mediator is an independent person appointed by the parties who guides them through a structured process (hopefully) to a resolution of their dispute by agreement.
A mediated solution can avoid the cost, stress and uncertainty of a Court or Tribunal hearing.
Academic: BA LLB(Hons)(ANU); LL M(Osgoode Hall); M.Tax (SYD)
Professional: Solicitor 1982 - 1993 (Partner 1985-1993); Barrister 1993-2006; Senior Counsel 2006-present; Senior Member NCAT 2016- present
Call today to arrange a consultation, or use the contact form at the bottom of this page to enquire whether our mediation services are right for you.
* by reason of this appointment, Roger is unable to mediate in matters involving NSW State taxes and duties.
Areas of Mediation Practice
Disputes between the Australian Taxation Office and taxpayers are often suitable for a mediated settlement, and the Tax Office has embraced alternative dispute resolution as a process to which it will commit in the right circumstances.
stamp duty, land tax, payroll tax
Roger has had wide experience of state tax matters covering jurisdictions other than NSW, and can only become involved in mediating disputes which do not involve Revenue NSW.
capital gains tax
Capital gains tax disputes are becoming more common and can often be resolved through mediation (for example in cases involving cost base, date of acquisition, use of property etc)
Roger has a strong understanding of superannuation issues and is well equipped to be engaged in seeking to settle disputes between members and super funds.
This is a particular interest of Roger's and in fact he co-wrote one of the leading texts - Understanding Australian International Taxation.
restructuring family investment vehicles
Much of Roger's professional experience has involved structuring of various family investment vehicles, and advising on estate planning matters.
Use the form below to contact us regarding your enquiry. To help us best service your enquiry, we recommend that you briefly describe the parties involved, the issues you are having, and broad background of the facts and timeline.