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LAW7337 - Tax disputes and written advocacy

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Law

Leader: Mr Tony Pagone, QC


Not offered in 2008


This unit covers a range of issues relating to taxation

litigation and drafting, including:

  • Notices of objection

  • Ruling applications

  • Appeal statements

  • Notices of appeal

  • Presenting submissions

  • High Court Special Leave applications

Preparation of opinions and advice


On completion of this unit, students will have a solid understanding of the taxation litigation and appeal process, the ruling system and the Australian Taxation Office's information gathering powers. They will also have an understanding of key issues relating to the preparation of opinions and submissions in the area of taxation law.


Writing memorandum (3,750 words): 50%

Mooting: 30%

Drafting exercise (1,500 words): 20%

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