Daniel Smedley, Principal, Sladen Legal, Melbourne
Daniel Smedley, CTA, enjoys solving complex taxation and trust law issues for private enterprise clients. He is also a trusted confidant in planning the succession of his client’s personal and business affairs.
Daniel is a Chartered Tax Advisor with The Tax Institute, accredited as a specialist in Taxation Law with the Law Institute of Victoria, and the principal author of the Trust Structures Guide, recognised by The Tax Institute as "the leading resource for anyone advising on trusts, structuring and planning issues".
As published in the Australian Financial Review, in 2021 Daniel was named as the “Lawyer of the Year” in Tax Law in Melbourne by Best Lawyers®. Lawyer of the Year is awarded to the lawyer with the highest overall peer feedback for a specific practice area and geographic region. This is the fifth consecutive year that Daniel has been listed in the publication in the field of Tax Law. Daniel has also been recognised in Doyles Guide as a recommended tax lawyer since 2016.
Daniel is a regular presenter at state and national industry conventions, conferences and workshops.