Dr Julianne Jaques KC is a barrister at the Victorian Bar specialising in taxation with over 25 years’ experience as a taxation professional. She maintains chambers in both Melbourne and Sydney and has appeared in all higher Federal, Victorian and New South Wales courts. She is a Chartered Accountant and a Chartered Tax Adviser, and in 2020 was awarded Chartered Tax Adviser of the Year by The Tax Institute.
With bachelor degrees in economics and law from Monash University and a Doctorate in Juridical Science from the University of Melbourne, Dr Jaques previously worked as a solicitor with Freehills (now Herbert Smith Freehills) and an accountant with Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers), and was also a senior tax adviser to the Federal Government during the GST and business tax reforms of 1999 to 2001.
Dr Jaques is a current member of the Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority and a former member of the Tax Practitioners Board.
Dr Jaques was Acting Chair of the Board from 11 July 2019 to 10 January 2020.