Dr. Niv Tadmore is a seasoned tax dispute resolution lawyer who has advised many clients on how to deal with complicated tax environments. He counsels domestic and international clients on a broad range of tax issues, particularly the resolution of tax disputes concerning international taxation, transfer pricing, integrity measures, M&A activities, private equity investments, and business restructures. Niv has worked with clients on the resolution of some of Australia's largest and most complex disputes with the Australian Taxation Office (ATO). Niv's experience covers diverse segments of the economy, including energy and resources, digital commerce, government and defense, manufacturing, and large-scale infrastructure projects.
Niv's proactive and constructive approach to dispute resolution over more than 20 years has earned him high praises from leading legal publications, including Chambers that recently noted that he "has a busy contentious tax practice and is ‘making huge inroads’ in alternative dispute resolution." Niv's experience in dispute resolution also has been invaluable in advising clients on prospective transactions, the likely reaction of the ATO to tax positions that may be adopted, and proactive engagement with the ATO.
Niv is a global vice president of the International Fiscal Association and president of the Australian Branch. He is also a member of the Australian Taxation Office's Dispute Resolution Working Group and APA Working Group, the Law Council of Australia Taxation Committee, the Australian Tax Institute Dispute Resolution and Large Business Committees, the New York University ITP Practice Council, and the Melbourne University Tax Group Advisory Board.
- Deakin University (J.D. 2004); Murdoch University (LL.B., with first class honours, and B.Com. 1996)
- High Court of Australia and Supreme Court of Victoria
Considered one of Australia's leading tax lawyers by Best Lawyers in Australia (2021), Tax Leaders 2020, Who's Who Legal, The Legal 500, Doyle's Guide, and Chambers (Band 1), which recognizes him as a market-leading practitioner, with one interviewee saying that he "is the sharpest mind in Australia, particularly around anti-avoidance issues and dealing with the authorities in settling large high-profile tax audits"