Cooper Grace Ward is a leading Australian law firm based in Brisbane.
We work for clients across Australia and internationally.
Established in 1980, Cooper Grace Ward has grown to become one of the largest independent Brisbane law firms. Our lawyers advise listed companies, private companies and individuals, local and foreign governments and quasi-government regulators in an array of industries, not only in Brisbane and throughout Queensland, but across Australia and internationally.
We are proud to be a full-service law firm providing a wide range of commercial legal services from our office in Brisbane’s CBD. Our firm’s areas of specialty are corporate and commercial, property, business litigation, insurance and family law. Within these broad areas are many niche specialties where our lawyers also provide the highest standard of legal advice.
To seek advice from an experienced lawyer at Cooper Grace Ward in Brisbane, call (07) 3231 2444.
Part IVA was originally introduced to target tax avoidance arrangements that were ‘blatant, artificial or contrived’. Following the 2013 amendments, the focus has shifted to identifying arrangements where the substance of the transaction ‘could more conveniently, or commercially, or frugally have been achieved by a different transaction or form of transaction’.
From 1 July 2018, retrospective amendments to the Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989 can have the effect of suspending or terminating Binding Child Support Agreements in certain circumstances. Anyone who has a Binding Child Support Agreement should urgently obtain legal advice to review the document and assess whether they are impacted by the amendments.