Richard Snowden

Richard Snowden

Richard Snowden is a tax partner in the Sydney office and has over 35 years experience in the application of taxation law in the areas of federal income tax, goods and services tax and state taxes.

Richard is the adviser to a number of major domestic and foreign corporations in a range of different industries on domestic and international tax issues and has been involved in many large M&A transactions.

Richard is a recognised specialist in the financial services and funds management sectors where he regularly advises on range of issues including debt and capital raisings, structured and financial products, leasing and hybrid securities.

Recent presentations

Richard is a well-known taxation author for numerous publications and has regularly presented at seminars regarding the financial services and funds management industries.

He has also been a key tax adviser to Federal and State Treasuries on tax reform and liaised extensively with Government on behalf of industry and professional associations.

He is recognised as a leading tax lawyer in Chambers, Best Lawyers, World Tax and Who’s Who Legal.


    • Admitted as a Solicitor in the Supreme Court of NSW
    • Admitted as a Solicitor and Barrister in the High Court of Australia
    • Member of the Law Society of New South Wales
    • Member of the Business Law Committee of the Law Society of New South Wales
    • Member of the Taxation Committee of the Law Council of Australia
    • Fellow of the Taxation Institute of Australia
    • Member of the Taxation Advisory Panel to the Federal Court of Australia


Legal insights

The Government has extended a range of corporate tax measures that are focussed on providing tax relief for businesses, with the aim of improving cash flows and, ultimately, creating jobs.

11 May 2021

The Budget introduces key changes to the First Home Super Saver Scheme and the minimum income threshold for superannuation guarantee eligibility.

11 May 2021

The Government is responding to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety with $17.7 billion of funding to improve the system.

11 May 2021

The big-ticket items in the international space are changes to the rules around individual tax residency for foreign residents.

11 May 2021

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