Ian Young has particular expertise in all areas of revenue law involving both Commonwealth and State taxes. Ian was admitted as a solicitor in Queensland in 1983. Prior to coming to the Bar, he held senior positions in the Australian Taxation Office as Assistant Commissioner (Banking and Finance) and as Acting Senior Government Solicitor, Revenue Branch, Attorney Generals Department, Canberra.
Ian regularly appears in all Courts and Tribunals in revenue matters. Since coming to the Bar he has appeared in the leading decisions of Commercial Nominees (led by Dyson Heydon QC), HP Mercantile (led by Stephen Gageler SC), and Bamford (led by Tony Slater QC) and unled in decisions such as Smeaton Grange Holdings, Kafataris and Leppington Pastoral Co. On account of his breadth and range of experience, both before and after coming to the Bar, his advice is frequently sought in complex commercial and taxation matters.
Bachelor of Economics, University of Queensland, 1978
Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours), University of Queensland, 1982
Masters of Laws, University of Sydney, 1987
Areas of Practice
Capital Gains Tax
Goods and Services Tax
State Taxes including – Payroll Tax, Land Tax, and Stamp Duty
Corporations and Insolvency
Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland, 1983
Admitted to the NSW Bar 1998