B Com, LLB (Qld), LLM (Syd)
Briggs Lane Chambers
Level 7, 420 George Street
Brisbane Qld 4000
T: (07) 3229 0805
Howard has practised as a barrister in Queensland and in the federal courts of Australia for over 25 years in a wide range of commercial, tax and duty disputes.
Howard has also lectured in Master of Laws and Master of Taxation courses at the University of Queensland and was a member of the Taxation Committee of the Law Council of Australia for several years. He is a member of the Queensland Office of State Revenue Public Rulings Advisory Committee.
He has published papers and delivered many seminar papers on his areas of practice, including Australian Consumer Law, Business Succession Planning, Ethically Managing Experts, Trusts and Company Structures: Mergers and Demergers, Real Property Remedies, Trust Distributions, Taxation of Property Transactions, Taxation of Litigation Settlements, Unconscionable Conduct and Winding-up Trusts.
Areas of Practice:
- Appeals and judicial review
- Administrative law
- Contract and commercial law
- Corporations law
- Equity and trusts
- Estates, wills and succession
- Financial services
- Joint ventures and partnerships
- Land law and commercial leases
- Mortgages and securities, guarantees
- Professional negligence
- Income tax, capital gains tax
- Goods and Services Tax, Fuel Tax
- State taxes and duties