Tax ace joins Madgwicks Lawyers

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Madgwicks Lawyers has welcomed a seasoned taxation lawyer to its partnership.

Philip Diviny has joined the Melbourne-based firm from Keypoint Law, where he was a consulting principal. Prior to the NewLaw firm, he was a long-time partner at K&L Gates, joining legacy Middletons in 2001 as a partner after making the move from KPMG, where he was a senior tax manager.

Diviny adds more than 25 years’ experience to the firm’s tax group. His federal and state tax advisory and controversy practice a further diversifies the group and expands its scope of tax expertise, Madgwicks said.

“Philip’s knowledge, depth of experience, and genuine interest in his clients will be a fantastic addition to the firm and we look forward to being able to offer our clients an even wider range of services and expertise in our tax team,” said Peter Kennedy, Madgwicks managing partner.

A chartered accountant and chartered tax advisor, Diviny’s practice serves a wide range of industries, including shipping, chemicals, property, and healthcare. He has extensive experience in tax-related insolvency matters. He also acts for insurers, plaintiffs, and defendants in tax-related professional negligence matters.

Philip Diviny