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About John

John Morgan has practiced primarily in revenue and superannuation law since coming to the Victorian Bar in 2004, and for many years prior to that, whilst practising as a partner with Freehills (2000-2003); Blake Dawson Waldron (1997-2000) and Phillips Fox (1989-1997).

John also taught tax at Monash University (2003-2004); is a member of the Law Council’s Melbourne Tax Committee and is a member of the Taxation Institute of Australia.

John also served, in 1998, on the Tax Law Improvement Project, which was charged with re-writing the income tax law into the new Act in Plain English. More recently, the Assistant Treasurer appointed John to serve as a private sector representative on the Tax Design Review Panel, and on 22 August 2008 he released the Panel’s Report and announced he would be accepting all of the Panel’s recommendations.

Admitted to the Legal Profession:
01 May 1980

Signed Victorian Bar Roll:
29 Apr 2004

Nationally Accredited Mediator:
19 June 2014

LL.B.; B. Comm

Also entitled to practise in:
* all federal and state courts