G T Pagone

G T Pagone

Tony Pagone was a Judge of the Federal Court of Australia, and previously a Judge of the Supreme Court of Victoria. Before being made a judge, he was a practising barrister with a wide tax and commercial practice throughout Australia. He was frequently briefed to appear or advise taxpayers and the Commissioner of Taxation alike and has appeared in many of the leading cases on the tax avoidance provisions.

Tony has also held significant positions within the tax profession as President of the Tax Bar Association, Chairman of the Business Law Section of the Law Council of Australia and Professorial Fellow in the Law Faculty at the University of Melbourne where he has taught on the tax avoidance provisions for many years. He also held the position as special counsel to the Commissioner of Taxation and was the national co-ordinating judge of the Taxation National Practice Area.