Cameron Rider




With over 30 years’ tax experience, Cameron’s practice covers both Australian and international taxation issues, including transactional advice and tax controversy.

Cameron acts for clients across a range of industries including the energy and resources, finance, infrastructure and technology sectors. 

He advises on all areas of corporate and international taxation including mergers and acquisitions, demergers and restructures, corporate finance and capital management, intellectual property management and transfer pricing.

Cameron is a Senior Fellow at Melbourne University Law School, where he currently teaches in courses on Mineral and Petroleum Law and Resource Joint Ventures.

Key deals


Advised on the Australian tax aspects of the demerger of South32 by BHP and obtained the relevant ATO demerger rulings.


Advised Newcrest on its acquisition of Lihir.

Sara Lee

Acted for Sara Lee in relation to a leading capital gains tax case reported as FCT v Sara Lee.

Rio Tinto

Advised Rio Tinto on the establishment of its DLC structure, the first of its kind in Australia.


Acted for ANZ in relation to litigation on ATO access to offshore client banking information reported as Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited v Konza.

Ford Motor Corporation

Advised Ford for many years on corporate and international taxation issues.