Andrew Smith

Director

LLM(Tax), LLB/LP(Hons), BCom(Acc)

T:      (07) 3338 5629

E:     andrew@asmlegal.com.au

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Andrew Smith is trusted by his clients to advise on their most important personal and business matters. Over the last 12 years, he has developed exceptional technical, practice management and client service skills through his experience at some of the nation's top legal and accounting firms.

 

Andrew founded ASM Legal to offer his high level of legal expertise to professionals and businesses looking for the personalised service of a smaller firm. He is hands-on with his clients and is focused on ethical and transparent legal advice that positions his clients for future success.

 

He practices in a number of legal areas - both transactional and dispute based - and his clients include high net worth individuals, entrepreneurs and small to medium sized businesses operating in a range of industries across Australia.

 

His extensive legal knowledge means he applies a well-rounded, commercial view of each matter and can proactively identify legal issues for his clients.

Andrew holds a Master of Laws (majoring in Taxation Law) from The University of Melbourne, Bachelor of Laws & Legal Practice (with Honours) from Flinders University and a Bachelor of Commerce (majoring in Accounting) from Flinders University.

Areas of practice

 

Andrew has particular expertise in:

 

  • commercial contracts

  • sales and acquisitions of shares and business assets

  • real property transactions

  • joint ventures and partnerships

  • shareholder and partnership agreements

  • intellectual property protection

  • structuring advice, with a focus on tax effectiveness

  • business succession planning

  • estate planning