Adrian Cartland

Principal Solicitor

Adrian’s Specialties

Adrian’s key areas of practice include:

  • Tax litigation and objections;
  • Tax-efficient bespoke documents;
  • Advising and designing tax-efficient transactions and structures; and
  • Tax disputes against the ATO and State Revenue departments.

About Adrian Cartland

Adrian Cartland, the 2017 Young Lawyer of the Year, has worked as a tax lawyer in top tier law firms as well as boutique tax practices. He has helped people overcome harsh tax laws, advised on and designed tax efficient transactions and structures, and has successfully resolved a number of difficult tax disputes against the ATO and against State Revenue departments. Adrian is known for his innovative advice and ideas and also for his entertaining and insightful professional speeches.

Adrian Cartland’s Posts

Should We Be 50% Amish?

In my view, humans have the potential to always be superior to robots in contextual reasoning, lateral thinking, judgment, advocacy, and morality. This does not mean that every human is better than every robot in relation to each of those. Instead, humans as a...

Should Code be Property?

Computer code underpins the technology in our modern environment.  It is often a form of property, being the copyright of the authors.  But besides from that, could code become its own form of separate property?Digital AssetsIf you write a computer program, as the...

Can ChatGPT Replace Lawyers

ChatGPT is the talk of Twitter and the legal tech sphere. Everyone is posting the interesting conversations that they have had, followed shortly by predictions of how ChatGPT will replace this and that task. There are apparently hundreds of people in legal tech using...

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