Feb 19, 2020
Matthew Burgess co-founded View Legal in 2014, having been a partner and lawyer at one of Australia’s leading independent law firms for over 17 years. Matthew’s passion is helping clients to successfully achieve their goals. Matthew specializes in tax, estate, and succession planning, providing strategic advice to business owners and high net worth individuals, and recognized in the ‘Best Lawyers’ list since 2014 in relation to trusts and estates and in ‘Doyles’ either personally or as part of View since 2015 in relation to taxation. In 2017 he was also nominated as Tax Partner of the Year (Lawyers Weekly). In part leveraging off the skills he has developed working in the SME market space, Matthew has been the catalyst in developing a number of innovative legal products for advisers and their clients. As an author, Matthew is widely recognized as an expert in his field, who constantly creates bespoke revenue related strategies for the growth, management, and protection of wealth. Matthew is regularly published in Australia’s leading monthly tax journal, The Tax Institute’s Taxation in Australia (11 articles since 2012) and the leading weekly tax journal, Thomson Reuters’ Weekly Tax Bulletin (20 articles since 2012). He is the author of 23 books and is a Practicing Fellow at VeraSage Institute.