Anthony maintains a broad Australia-wide advice and litigation practice.

A focus of his practice is in the tax controversy space, where he advises and represents corporate, business and individual clients in managing disputes with the Australian Taxation Office and State Revenue Offices.

Prior to coming to the Bar, he was a director/partner in public accounting and financial planning firms. His experience being primarily in tax consulting, investment and financial instruments, including high-net-worth structuring, inbound/outbound structuring, tax-effective investments, tax-effective estate structuring, tax disputes, ATO audits and ATO rulings.

His background and experience allows him to bring a commercial and pragmatic approach.


› Administrative (merits and judicial review) 

> Bankruptcy & insolvency
› Commercial

> Corporate
› Equity (incl. trusts)
> Regulatory tribunals
› State duties and taxes
› Superannuation

> Tax (incl. tax treaties & transfer pricing)
› Wills, Estates and Family Provision

Practice Areas

Anthony Anderson | Barrister

Available to be briefed by:

  • Solicitors / Law firms

  • Professional Direct Access (eg. accountants)

  • Corporate Legal Counsel

  • Government Agencies

Professional Direct Access (without an instructing solicitor): ​​
Direct briefs may be accepted from accounting firms to advise, settle objections, private ruling applications and to represent parties at ATO interviews, negotiations, and mediation/conciliation conferences.

Professional memberships:

  • Bar Association of Queensland (class A ordinary member)

  • The Tax Institute (fellow, FTI)

  • Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) (full member, TEP)

  • Tax Committee - Bar Association of Queensland 

  • Queensland Law Society (associate)

  • Tributum Club (a tax discussion group)


  • Sessional Academic - QUT

Pro-Bono memberships:

  • LawRight Inc (formerly Queensland Public Interest Law Clearing House Inc. (QPILCH))

  • QUT Mentor Scheme (a QUT student mentoring scheme)