Rouse Lawyers are excited to announce two key hires to join its fast-growing team.
Firstly, Peter Donovan joins as Special Counsel in our Tax Team. Peter has over 25 years’ experience as a Tax lawyer and as a Chartered Accountant.
Peter has extensive experience in all areas of tax and duty combined with a specialization in tax dispute resolution management for clients who have disputes with state revenue offices and the ATO. Peter specializes in resolving disputes for clients using alternative dispute resolution mechanisms.
Before joining Rouse, Peter has practiced in mid-sized law firms and international and mid-sized accounting practices. The time spent in the accounting practices provides Peter with an intimate understanding of the tax legal needs of his accountant clients, who are one of his strongest referrers of work.
Peter also specializes in asset protection structuring that is not only tax-effective but also acts as an effective barrier to potential creditors who are considering attacking the wealth of clients, often accumulated over generations of hard work.
Secondly, Rouse Lawyers are also delighted to announce Aaron Bradford has joined as a Senior Associate and Team Leader of our Employment and Workplace Relations Team.
Aaron brings 10 years’ experience in protecting SMEs from all types of employment, workplace, and industrial disputes. His experience with private – sector business, local Councils, State Governments and Government-Owned-Corporations allows him to provide timely solutions to the complex web of employment, workplace relations and safety law.
Aaron advises on all aspects of workplace-related obligations such as independent contracting, discrimination, safety, workers’ compensation, whistleblowing, payroll tax and superannuation.
His experience has taught him that a great culture ultimately leads to business growth, development, and improvement which in turn, positively impacts the bottom-line.
Matthew Rouse, Managing Partner of Rouse Lawyers said, “The appointments of Peter and Aaron to our fast-growing team are particularly exciting for the Firm”.”We are delighted to provide a full-service holistic commercial offering to our clients which now includes the highest quality taxation and employment advice as part of our core services”
“We are thrilled to have Peter and Aaron on board, and we can’t wait to introduce them to our clients and contacts”.