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Jennee Chan

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Widely regarded as an expert indirect tax lawyer, Jennee specialises in stamp duty and GST. 

She advises a wide range of clients across all Australian jurisdictions, with an emphasis on property and infrastructure projects, mergers and acquisitions, energy and natural resources projects and corporate restructures. 

Jennee’s broad practice and excellent technical ability put her in a unique position to assist clients with complex tax issues – including due diligences, structuring and implementing transactions, contract drafting and liaising with revenue authorities.

Jennee has been appointed to the Australian Taxation Office's GST Stewardship Group, and is a board member of Positive Media Incorporated.

Key deals

Coca-Cola European Partners

Advised Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) on Australian tax aspects of CCEP’s A$10.9 billion acquisition of Coca-Cola Amatil.

Public-private partnership (PPP) projects

Advised on Plenary’s bid for various PPP projects, including the Casey Hospital expansion project and the Queensland schools package.

Macquarie Bank Limited

Advised on the tax aspects and financing of GenesisCare, the largest provider of cancer and cardiac healthcare in Australia and Europe, under a sale and leaseback arrangement.

HESTA

Advised on the acquisition of IRIS Superannuation Fund by way of a successor fund transfer, resulting in a merged fund worth more than $40 billion.

ANZ

Advised on the A$3.85 billion sale of Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited’s (ANZ) life and wealth businesses. A complex transaction involving the separation and sale of one business to Zurich, and the other to IOOF Holdings.

ISPT Property

Advised on ISPT’s acquisition of a joint venture interest in the office and retail components of the A$1.25 billion mixed-used Collins Arch precinct.

Accenture

Advised on the Australian tax aspects, including tax due diligence and structuring, of the global acquisition of the Symantec Cyber Security Business from Broadcom, Inc (NASDAQ:AVGO).

Goldman Sachs Asia

Advised on the establishment of a student accommodation platform by Goldman Sachs Asia Special Situations Group in joint venture with Blue Sky Private Real Estate.