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Courtney Ensor

Master of Laws - The University of Sydney
Bachelor of Laws (Honours) - The University of Wollongong
Bachelor of Mathematics (Distinction) - The University of Wollongong


Admitted to the Bar 2013


Courtney practices in corporate and commercial law, with a specialisation in tax law. Courtney’s background in pure mathematics is particularly valuable in these areas.

Courtney regularly appears for and advises taxpayers, the Commissioner of Taxation and the NSW Chief Commissioner of State Revenue. She is briefed in matters of international tax law, income tax, capital gains tax, fringe benefits tax, payroll tax, land tax, stamp duty and state grants. She has been appointed to the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions’ external junior counsel panel, including for panel briefs from the revenue and benefits fraud practice group. She has been an invited panel presenter for the International Fiscal Association. In her Masters of Law from the University of Sydney, Courtney exclusively undertook taxation subjects.

Courtney routinely appears both led and unled in State and Federal courts and tribunals, and represents clients at arbitrations, mediations and settlement conferences. Courtney also has experience in s 353-10 interviews, liquidator’s examinations, representing directors in disciplinary proceedings, and appearing at creditors’ meetings. Courtney regularly represents government instrumentalities, natural persons, trustees, corporates and multinationals.

Principal Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Law See all +Close -
    • Administrative Law
    • Appellate
    • Banking and Financial Services
    • Bankruptcy and Insolvency
    • Contracts
    • Corporations and Securities
    • Real property
  • Criminal See all +Close -
    • Appellate
    • Fraud
    • Proceeds of crime
    • White collar and corporate crime
  • Equity See all +Close -
    • Appellate
    • Property
    • Trusts
  • Public and Administrative Law See all +Close -
    • Appellate
    • Constitutional Law
    • Judicial review and administrative law
    • Merits review
    • Proceeds of crime
    • Public law
  • Taxation and Revenue See all +Close -
    • Alternative Dispute Resolution
    • Appellate
    • Capital gains tax
    • Goods and services tax
    • Income tax
    • International tax
    • Land tax
    • Payroll tax
    • Stamp duty and other state taxes


Banks & Financial Services, Government, Real Estate, Technology, Media & Telecommunications, Primary Resources,

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