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Renuka Somers

Managing Director and Head of Australian Tax Desk


Renuka is an experienced Australian tax, trusts and estate planning lawyer and Chartered Tax Advisor. She assists high net worth families and their advisers in resolving complex Australian and US tax issues relating to the structuring of corporate groups and trusts, wealth extraction, inter-generational wealth transfers and succession planning.

Renuka has previously worked in large international accounting firms and law firms, assisting some of Australia’s wealthiest families. She has published numerous articles on tax and trusts issues in the Taxation in Australia journal and has also presented on these topics for The Tax Institute of Australia.

Specialties: trust structuring, taxation of private companies and trusts, M&A, tax consolidation, estate and succession planning.

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