Bridges, Simone

Simone Bridges

Associate
Baker & McKenzie

Biography

Simone is part of Baker McKenzie's Australian Tax practice and has been practicing in the area for 10 years. She is a member of the Firm's Global Indirect Tax Steering Committee.

Simone has been listed in Women Leader in Tax two years in a row by the International Tax Review (2016 and 2017). She has also been ranked by Legal 500 as a New Generation Lawyer for 2018. Simone is a regular GST panelist and speaker at tax events such as the Tax Executive Institute's International Tax workshops and the annual International VAT/GST Conference hosted in Europe.

Practice Focus

Simone is experienced in indirect taxes (GST), cross border tax issues, customs and managing tax controversy for multinationals. Her practice includes planning and advisory work, tax disputes as well as negotiations with revenue officials on a range of matters.

Professional Honors

  • Next Generation Lawyer, Asia Pacific Legal 500, 2018
  • Women in Tax Leader, International Tax Review, 2016 - 2017

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Taxation Institute of Australia - Member
  • Law Society of New South Wales - Member
  • International Fiscal Association - Member

Admissions

  • New South Wales~Australia (2009)

Education

  • University of Sydney (LLM) (2017)
  • University of Wollongong (LLB Business Commerce Honors & Distinction) (2008)

Languages

  • English