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Zoe  Chung

Zoe Chung

BCom, LLB (Hons)

Special Counsel

Taxation
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About Zoe

Zoe Chung is a Special Counsel in the firm’s taxation group. Zoe’s core expertise is in state taxation law across all Australian states and territories, providing all types of assistance from pre-transaction advice, lodgement, negotiation and dispute resolution.

Zoe has more than 17 years’ experience providing state taxation advisory, Revenue Authority liaison and M&A services to clients in a wide range of industries including superannuation & funds management, property (development, leasing and retail), mining & infrastructure and retail & consumer. 

Prior to re-joining ABL in 2018, Zoe was a Partner at PwC, specialising in state taxation in all Australian jurisdictions with a focus on stamp duty.
 
Zoe has a keen interest in diversity and inclusion and social justice issues.  She has undertaken pro bono work for a number of not-for-profit organisations and has also participated in formulating cultural and gender diversity agendas. 

Practice focus

 
Zoe’s practice includes providing state taxation advice across a wide range of sectors including:
  • Property development, property syndication, property funds management, structured and project financing
  • Superannuation mergers and investment related decisions
  • Major infrastructure projects, public private partnerships and privatisations
  • Corporate restructures, takeovers and mergers, demergers, IPOs, business acquisitions

Zoe’s emphasis on strategic stamp duty planning and structuring includes the provision of advice and project management and the co-ordination of communications and lodgements with Revenue Authorities.

Directorships and memberships

  • Fellow Taxation Institute of Victoria (TIA)
  • TIA Vic State Taxes Subcommitee
  • Finance and Investment Committee (Vic) Urban Development Institute of Australia
  • Leadership, Industry Workforce and Diversity Committee (Vic) Urban Development Institute of Australia