Chloe Burnett

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Chloe Burnett SC practices in commercial and public law, with a specialisation in tax law. She appeared in the SingTel and Chevron transfer pricing cases, the News Australia Holdings and Citigroup Part IVA cases, the Consolidated Media and Cable & Wireless buy-back cases and other significant cases, alongside advisory and ADR matters.

Chloe was called to the Bar in 2008 and took silk in 2020. She was previously a solicitor at Allens and worked as an Associate to the Hon. Justice Edmonds of the Federal Court. She also worked for Macquarie Bank in Sydney and Slaughter and May in London. Chloe has a LLM from New York University and she teaches Statutory Interpretation in the LLM program at The Sydney Law School.

Chloe is described as a “Global Elite Thought Leader” by Who’s Who Legal, “Leading” by Doyle’s Guide and Chambers and Partners 2022 states “Chloe Burnett SC is a well-known and well-regarded junior tax silk, noted for her strong litigation capabilities”, “Sources note her increasing prominence on mandates with a cross-border aspect, and she is widely seen as an “excellent operator” in her field, one interviewee remarking: “I’ve briefed her on numerous matters and she’s fantastic – totally brilliant.””