Will Marryat

Managing Partner, LLB

Will Marryat is the managing partner and one of the founding partners of Cosoff Cudmore Knox. Will also heads the firm's transactions and tax practice.

Will has over 30 years experience in corporate, commercial, property, taxation and private client services. Will has long standing relationships with clients from a range of industries. Those clients include high net worth individuals, small to large business enterprises, and listed public companies.

He has a wealth of experience conducting mergers and acquisitions and in preparing a wide range of complex commercial contracts, private infrastructure agreements and licensing of intellectual property rights.

Will enjoys a national reputation as a tax lawyer. He has extensive experience in both tax advisory and tax dispute work. Will and James Cudmore were the partners responsible for the matter of Commissioner of Taxation v Futuris Corporation Limited [2012] FCAFC 32. That matter involved a complicated restructure of the building products division of Futuris to enable that division to be floated. The Commissioner of Taxation raised an amended assessment for an additional $70 million in relation to the value shifting and anti-avoidance provisions of the Tax Act.

Will is a long standing member of the Taxation Institute of Australia. For many years he was a member of committees of the Tax Institute of Australia, the Law Council of Australia and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia. He has spoken at numerous professional forums over the years on a wide range of tax and revenue matters, and has had many articles published on those topics.

Will is a Chartered Tax Adviser with the Tax Institute of Australia.

Will's extensive professional activities include the following:

  • Fellow, Taxation Institute of Australia;
  • Member of the Law Society of South Australia;
  • Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.