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Team Members

Greg Cahill

Greg is listed by Best Lawyers Australia for Commercial Law, Tax Law and Trusts and Estates, and is recognised as a Leading Tax Lawyer in Queensland by Doyle’s Guide to the Australian Legal Profession.

Greg Cahill is a consultant, commercial and tax, in Cooper Grace Ward’s commercial practice. He has more than 30 years’ experience in providing commercial and tax related advice to private and corporate clients and gives specialist advice to accountants and other financial service providers on a wide range of direct and indirect tax issues (particularly income and capital gains tax and GST), state taxes and superannuation.

Greg also has substantial experience in mergers and acquisitions, as well as corporate and trust restructuring issues.

He is a regular speaker at seminars and professional bodies such as the Institute of Chartered Accountants, CPA Australia, the Taxation Institute of Australia, Television Education Network and the Queensland Law Society.

  • Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and Bachelor of Commerce – University of Queensland
  • Certificate of Superannuation Management – Macquarie University
  • Chartered Tax Advisor
  • Solicitor – Supreme Court of Queensland
  • Doyles Guide 2019 – Leading Lawyer – Queensland Tax Law Rankings
  • Doyle’s Guide 2021 – Leading Lawyer – Tax Law
  • Best Lawyers Australia (since 2012) – Commercial Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Tax Law, Trusts and Estates
  • Named by Best Lawyers Australia as “Lawyer of the Year” for Trusts and Estates, Brisbane in 2016 and 2018.
  • Acted in numerous business and share sale and purchase transactions.
  • Trusted adviser for a number of large private corporate groups.
  • Represented many clients in dealings with the Australian Taxation Office and other revenue authorities, including successfully applying for private mining rulings, assisting clients in tax audits and objections and appeals.
  • Provides specialist advice and support services to a very large number of accounting and financial advisory firms throughout Australia.

Areas of Expertise


20 CGW partners listed in Best Lawyers Australia

Best Lawyers has announced its annual list of leading lawyers, and CGW is thrilled to have 20 team members listed across 26 practice areas in the 15th edition.

Doyle’s Guide recognises CGW tax team as ‘first tier’ in 2021 rankings

The 2021 listing of leading Queensland Tax Lawyers details firms practising in taxation advisory and disputes matters in the Queensland legal market for their expertise.

22 CGW partners and team members listed in Best Lawyers Australia

Best Lawyers has announced its annual list of leading lawyers, and Cooper Grace Ward is thrilled to have 22 partners and team members across 16 practice areas included in the 14th edition.