Simon advises clients on a wide range of tax matters, with a particular focus on property and financing transactions.
Simon joined Chapman Tripp in 2010, having previously worked at a 'big four' accounting firm.
Simon has advised:
- Solid Energy’s five major bank lenders in relation to the $450m voluntary administration, the largest and most complicated voluntary administration in New Zealand history
- a large listed entity on the income tax aspects of a corporate spin-out
- a fund on the new Foreign Investment PIE regime
- banks on the withholding tax aspects of Kauri Bond issuances
- a multinational in a cross-border tax avoidance dispute with Inland Revenue
- a high-net worth individual on tax residency and the transitional residents’ tax exemption, and
- vendors and purchasers on the tax aspects of property transactions.