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Leslie Petro

Special Counsel
Fax +61.2.9513.2300
Mr. Petro focuses on all taxation issues associated with inbound and outbound investment, cross border financing, structured products and corporate and international tax. He has extensive experience advising both the adviser side and the client/intermediary side. Mr. Petro has over 25 years' experience advising on structured finance transactions, structured products, and domestic and international tax issues.

Professional Background

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Petro was a tax consultant at an international law firm and spent a number of years as an executive director of an international investment bank.

Mr. Petro completed a Professional Year at the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and has received level one and two accreditations as an ASX derivatives adviser.

  • Advising an investment bank on its instalment warrant program. 
  • Advising an offshore intermediary on structured investments into Australia. 
  • Advising an Australian corporate on structuring offshore investments.