Lyn is a full member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners and is a member of its National Advocacy Committee. She has also written and taught a course about death and taxation for the College of Law.
At the ATO, Lyn worked in a range of law roles where she gained considerable experience as an administrator particularly in the context of the capital gains tax and trust provisions. Some of her career highlights included:
- instructing on the development of the streaming rules for capital gains and franked dividends
- participating in the broad review of the trust taxation provisions
- authoring numerous significant public rulings and advice products
- leading the development of the ATO’s arguments in many litigation cases including before the High Court:
- Secretariat and member of the Trust Consultation Sub-group throughout the period of its existence
Lyn is admitted as a solicitor of the Queensland Supreme Court and has post-graduate tax qualifications from UNSW.
In her spare time, Lyn works as a volunteer for the RSPCA in Brisbane. She also enjoys gardening, reading crime fiction, Scottish country dancing and travel.
Qualifications and Memberships
- Bachelor of Laws
- Graduate Diploma Legal Practice
- Graduate Diploma Advanced Tax
- Member, Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (TEP)