ABOUT FEHILY ADVISORY

Ken Fehily has over 20 years of experience specialising in GST in Australia and internationally. He assisted the Australian government write the GST law and continues to advise the ATO on how GST is meant to work to the benefit of businesses. Ken is now one of Australia’s most experienced and effective advocates in GST matters.

Ken combines his extensive technical knowledge of GST abilities with considerable experience providing commercial advice on GST matters to help his clients meeting their commercial and statutory needs.

Ken’s technical expertise, approach and business acumen is highly regarded and respected by clients, other professionals and the ATO. He is known for his high level of integrity and honesty in dealing with both public and private sector interests.

Highlights from career to date

  • Assisted and advised the Federal Treasurer (Peter Costello) and the Australian Taxation Office in the successful design and implementation of a new taxation system (Goods and Services Tax) for Australia.
  • Established, grew and lead successful professional taxation practices at local, national and international levels, in boutique practices through to the Big Four accounting/business advisory firms, at senior Partner level.
  • Lead the effective provision of taxation and other professional services for high profile events, including the Sydney Olympics and Melbourne Commonwealth Games, and their international counterparts.
  • Regularly consulted as part of broader advisory teams on many major transactions, M&A deals, financial securitisations, investments and divestments, contributing to the successful progression of, or strategic withdrawal from, potential deals.
  • Successfully lead the largest and most complex GST implementation programs in 2000, including those of Australia Post, Visy, Linfox, Orica and parts of the Victorian government.


Testimonials

Jim Hazel
Professional Director

“I have come to trust Ken, his judgement and his recommendations, and consider myself to be in good hands when he is involved”

Eddie Kutner
Central Equity

"We have worked together now for almost 20 years and I have been pleased and satisfied"

Elizabeth Ann Macgregor
Museum of Contemporary Art

"I have known Ken for a number of years now, and can say with certainty that his passion for tax is matched by his passion for the Arts"