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Sparke Helmore Lawyers welcomes Partner Peter Charteris to its Sydney Corporate & Commercial Group today.

An experienced legal advisor with more than 30 years' experience specialising in complex income tax, stamp duty and superannuation law, Peter joins the firm's Corporate Advisory team to bolster the client offering in this area.

Peter advises large local and overseas property funds, private overseas investors and domestic fund managers on tax and stamp duty law. He is also a general legal adviser to various large and small industry superannuation funds.

His tax practice focuses on income tax and stamp duty aspects of indirect inward investment structuring in real estate, investment manager regimes, financial products and private client issues. Peter also advises on all legal issues affecting superannuation funds, including regulatory and general law obligations, member communications, key service provider contracts and member disputes.

"I'm really pleased to welcome Peter to Sparke Helmore. He is a highly-respected senior lawyer who will introduce new areas of legal expertise to our firm, each of which complement our Corporate & Commercial Group's offering to the financial services industry," said National Corporate & Commercial Group Leader, Shannon Platt.

Peter joins Sparke Helmore from DLA Piper, where he was a partner for 20 years in its Corporate & Tax team. 

About Sparke Helmore

We’ve come a long way since our doors first opened in the Hunter in 1882. We’ve had an office in Sydney since the ‘60s and we recently opened our ninth office in Darwin.

We cover five key areas of law – Corporate & Commercial, Commercial Insurance, Government, Statutory Lines of Insurance and Workplace – with more than 30 specialised areas of expertise. We’re a truly national, full service and proudly Australian firm that delivers results through deep collaboration with our clients. Wherever our clients need us, that’s where we’ll be.

Covering a big country needs a big team—we’re more than 950 people now and still growing. And in true Australian spirit, we’re friendly, approachable and easy to work with. And when you work with one of us, you get the expertise of all of us.

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