Kirsty is seasoned in assisting multinational clients across several industries, and high wealth individuals, with large-scale tax disputes and litigation support. Her areas of experience include tax disputes involving allegations of tax avoidance; international tax and transfer pricing; tax administration; and the strategic and procedural aspects of tax disputes. Kirsty also advises on the tax aspects of transactions, group structuring and cross border financing.
Kirsty heads the EY Oceania Law Practices, coordinating the activities of lawyers in Auckland, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth and Melbourne who practise in the areas of corporate and commercial, digital, employment, real estate and private client services law.
Kirsty has a masters in Tax and Corporate Law from the University of Auckland and is a member of the Tax Committee of the New Zealand Law Society, the International Fiscal Association (IFA) and the International Association of Managing Partners (IAMP). She is listed among International Tax Review’s Tax Controversy Leaders for New Zealand and Leading Women in Tax for New Zealand.
Kirsty is recognised in Chambers and Partners for her tax disputes practice in New Zealand, and recommended by AsiaPac Legal 500.