Dr Michael Robson's profile


Michael Robson

Dr Michael Robson, Barrister & Solicitor
Sole Director, Robson Legal

Contact Michael
P: (08) 9413 0333
E:michael@westaustralian.lawyer
M: 0401 002 997
A: 154 Main Street, Osborne Park WA 6017


Michael has extensive knowledge and experience in tax and commercial disputes, tax and commercial litigation, tax and duties advice, corporations law, trusts and corporate insolvency matters.

Michael has a doctoral degree from Monash University and he was a recipient of the Attorney-General’s Medal awarded by Charles Darwin University. He is a barrister and solicitor admitted in Western Australia since 2011. Robson Legal has been recommended as a tax law firm in 2019 and 2021 by Doyles Guide.

Michael has previously served as the non-executive Chairman and Director of 4 publicly listed companies. Michael was formerly a director of the Jaye Radisich Foundation, a charity with the principal purpose of funding cancer research.

Michael is a member of the Law Society of Western Australia.

Michael's most significant cases in Tribunals, the Western Australian Courts and the Federal Court

Hayes v Barham Developments Pty Ltd (District Court, WA, 2022 settled)

Fastbet Investments P/L v Deputy Commissioner of Taxation (No 5) [2019] FCA 2073 (Federal Court)

Hill and Commissioner of Taxation [2019] AATA 1723 (Administrative Appeals Tribunal)

Caratti v Commissioner of Taxation (No 2) [2018] FCA 568 (Federal Court)

Fastbet Investments P/L v Deputy Commissioner of Taxation [2017] FCA 1406 (Federal Court)

Deputy Commissioner of Taxation v Francis (District Court, WA, 2017)

Deputy Commissioner of Taxation v Mignacca (District Court, WA, 2017)

Keris Pty Ltd (Trustee) v Deputy Commissioner of Taxation [2017] FCAFC 164

Deputy Commissioner of Taxation v Featherby (Supreme Court, WA 2016, settled)

Keris Pty Ltd (Trustee) v Deputy Commissioner of Taxation [2015] FCA 1381

Commissioner of Taxation v Caratti & Ors (Successfully defended, 2014)

Commissioner of Taxation v Gucce Holdings P/L (Supreme Court, WA 2014, settled)

Commissioner of Taxation v Caratti (Supreme Court, WA 2013, successfully defended)

Healey v Commissioner of Taxation [2012] FCAFC 194 (Full Court of the Federal Court)

LVR (WA) Pty Ltd v Administrative Appeals Tribunal [2012] FCAFC 90 (Successfully appealed)

Deputy Commissioner of Taxation v Moustaka [2011] WADC 213

LVR (WA) Pty Ltd v Administrative Appeals Tribunal [2011] FCA 1146

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