Our Estates and Trusts team is headed by three of the most experienced and well regarded Estates and Trusts Taxation Practitioners in Australia. Collectively they bring unsurpassed combined knowledge and experience on estate taxation, charitable and other special purpose trusts in addition to having a solid background in SME Business Advisory, which greatly assists when dealing with the business structures of the Deceased.

Ian Raspin


Ian is a director of BNR Partners and heads the firm's Estates and Trusts Division; a division that has specialised in the taxation of deceased estates for over 15 years.

Irene Liew


Irene joined BNR Partners in 2011 as a Tax Accountant in the Estates and Trusts arena. Prior to BNR Partners, Irene worked in the Tax Division of a Trustee Company for a number of years where she developed an in-depth knowledge of the taxation of Deceased Estates and Testamentary Trusts. Irene's primary role now is managing the Estates and Trusts section of BNR Partners. Irene is a qualified Chartered Accountant, Chartered Tax Adviser and a full member of STEP.

Kristin Mesagno


Kristin joined BNR Partners in 2004 as an Accountant in the Business Services arena. In 2007 she specialised within the firm’s Estates and Trusts division where she developed a solid knowledge of taxation of Deceased Estates and Testamentary Trusts. In more recent times Kristin's primary role has been to manage our portfolio of Not for Profit clients which includes a broad range of Charitable Trusts and Native Title Trusts. She also manages a smaller portfolio of investment companies and business services clients with associated Self Managed Superannuation Funds. Kristin brings to BNR Partners a high level of attention to detail and problem solving ability. She is experienced in tax return preparation as well as the preparation of general and special purpose financial reports for a broad range of clients.