Full Name: Emma N Mealy
Fax:+61 3 9225 8480
Mobile:0402 465 409
Date of Admission: 8 Nov 2004
Called to the Bar: 18 Nov 2010
Qualifications: BA, LLB, LLM
Previous Occupation: Solicitor


Emma Mealy specialises in federal and state taxation. She also has a broad commercial practice.

In tax matters, Emma has acted for both the Commissioner of Taxation and the taxpayer. Emma appears in the Federal Court, the Supreme Court, the AAT and VCAT. She also provides written advice.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Emma was employed at the State Revenue Office of Victoria, where she gained extensive experience in stamp duty, payroll tax and land tax. Emma worked for over twelve months in the land rich branch of the SRO, where she developed a particular expertise in land rich duty. Emma read with Michael Flynn.

Emma is currently completing her Master of Laws at the University of Melbourne with a focus on taxation. She has completed the following subjects: Taxation of Business and Investment Income, Foundations of Tax Law, Goods and Services Tax Principles, Current Issues in Administrative Law and Taxation of Superannuation.

Emma co-authored the following article which was published in the Law Institute Journal: State tax privative clauses after Kirk: opening the gates to review, October 2011 85(10) LIJ, 52.

She is also the updating author of the following subtitles in The Laws of Australia, Thomson Reuters:

- Partnerships, Revenue Law (Subtitle 31.7) and

- Superannuation Funds and Other Special Entities, Revenue Law (Subtitle 31.10)

Emma also regularly teaches at the Leo Cussen Institute in state taxes, administrative law and federal court practice.

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Areas of Practice


  • Bankruptcy
  • Corporate Insolvency
  • Real Property
  • Superannuation


  • Judicial Review and administrative law
  • Merits Review


  • Family Provision
  • Trusts
  • Wills and Probate


From 3 Feb 2011, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.

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