Kylie is a partner in the Corporate and Commercial Group. She is an experienced succession planning law expert and a Self Managed Superannuation Fund Professionals’ Association of Australia Ltd Accredited SMSF Specialist Advisor.
Kylie works closely with advisors to prepare compliant solutions for a diverse range of individual clients with complex structures as well as rural and business clients and families with diverse dynamics.
She has been awarded the SPAA CEO Scholarship and the SMSF Association Prize for the Professional Certificate in Self-Managed Superannuation Funds from the University of Adelaide Business School.
Kylie is listed in the Best Lawyers in Australia 2021 edition for Wealth Management / Succession Planning Practice.
Kylie’s key areas of expertise are as follows:
20 July 2020 - Knowledge
#Agribusiness, #Private Client Practice
A recent Queensland Court of Appeal decision illustrates the need for effective forward-planning to save farming families time and costs later.
23 June 2020 - Knowledge
#Agribusiness, #Private Client Practice
Share farming arrangements can be a valuable arrangement for a primary producer who wants assistance in growing and managing their business, or for one who wants to grow their own business but lacks the capital to acquire land of their own. However, this arrangement can result in significant costs or an inequality in the share of any profits from the mutual arrangement if improperly drafted.
30 April 2020 - Knowledge
#Agribusiness, #Property & Real Estate, #COVID-19
With drought breaking in some areas of the country, more and more rural properties are being placed on the market following improving conditions and sale prices. Unfortunately with the current restrictions being imposed by COVID-19, it is not an easy time for buyers looking to purchase property.
27 April 2020 - Knowledge
Parents may see their children suffering through this COVID-19 crisis and be tempted to offer, or be asked, to render financial assistance. Exercise caution, seek advice on any proposed help, and be careful not to let the instinctive pull of your parental protectiveness overwhelm your own necessities.
27 March 2020 - Knowledge
#Superannuation, Funds Management & Financial Services, #Private Client Practice
Construction funding has become more restricted over the last few years, leading property developers to seek out alternative means to get projects off the ground.
20 March 2020 - Knowledge
#Corporate & Commercial Law, #Private Client Practice, #COVID-19
Much has been made of panic buying as many Australians rush to protect their families from the perceived risk of dwindling supplies, whether that fear is reasonable or not. But what about protecting your family financially? Economic risk is not the only issue being faced.
10 March 2020 - Knowledge
Traditionally family businesses have passed to younger generations through the process of succession. However, with an aging population, more and more families are looking for alternative ways to transition family businesses to younger generations during the life of their parents.
10 December 2019 - Knowledge
Casual workers can be a fantastic resource for farmers ready to reap a bountiful harvest, or complete laborious one-off tasks on a property.
12 November 2019 - Knowledge
Chemicals have long been used in primary production. But these chemicals can be dangerous and increased enforcement of Queensland's work health safety laws mean that the safe use, handling, and storage of chemicals in the workplace is more essential than ever.
28 October 2019 - Knowledge
#Corporate & Commercial Law
For inter-generational family businesses, considering the protection of assets for the next generation, making a bequest in a will may seem like the best option. A growing issue however, is the possibility of business viability being destroyed by claims made against estate assets after death of a parent.
03 December 2018 - Knowledge
#Corporate & Commercial Law, #Renewable Energy
As the renewable energy sector continues to take centre-stage internationally – and is now one of the fastest growing industries in Australia - we continue our series of articles about the industry with an in-depth look at how the rural sector is dealing with the boom.
02 Dec 20
In this webinar session we will discuss the Federal Court hearing of Coal of Queensland Pty Ltd v Innovation & Science Australia.
08 Dec 20
Please join Bruce Wolpe, Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the United States Studies Centre, and National Managing Partner, Ian Robertson AO, for a special webinar presented by Bruce on how the US voted and why, post-election developments one month on, as well as the implications for the US-Australia relationship, and the outlook for US policy in our region.