Murray Shume, Special Counsel, Cooper Grace Ward Lawyers, Brisbane
Murray is a Special Counsel in Cooper Grace Ward’s tax and tax disputes team.
Murray advises on a broad range of income tax and indirect tax issues. His areas of expertise include the taxation of trusts, CGT small business concessions, land subdivisions, international tax, residency issues, employee share schemes, non-commercial losses, GST, duty and payroll tax.
Murray also acts for taxpayers involved in disputes with the ATO. He acts for taxpayers in audits and objections. He also acts for taxpayers in appeals before the Tribunals and Courts. His recent experience includes acting for the taxpayer in Harding v Federal Commissioner of Taxation  FCA 837 and Harding v Federal Commissioner of Taxation  FCAFC 29.
Before joining Cooper Grace Ward, Murray worked at the ATO for four years. This experience provides Murray with a unique perspective when dealing with ATO.