Company: KPMG
Position: Director
Address: 151 Pirie Street
Suburb: ADELAIDE, 5000
State: SA
Phone: (08) 8236 3373
Mobile: 0448 062 034
Email: jchoate@kpmg.com.au
Website: www.kpmg.com.au
Specialties: Business acquisitions and sales, Business structuring and restructuring, Succession Planning
Areas of expertise: Legal Services

Judy is a commercial lawyer and tax specialist with over 25 years’ experience acting for family businesses and SMEs. She joined KPMG Legal in Adelaide in January 2016 after 14 years as National Head of Piper Alderman’s Tax and Revenue section. Judy has been a member of FBA for many years and is a past Chairperson of the SA Adviser Executive Committee. In 2015 her expertise was recognised by her peers and the tax profession in her nomination as a finalist for the Tax Institute of Australia’s Chartered Tax Adviser of the Year award. Judy has extensive experience acting for private sector clients, advising on the tax-effective structuring and restructuring of businesses, business acquisitions, mergers and sales and business governance. In addition to tax law, her areas of specialisation include family business succession planning and family business governance, including family constitutions and shareholders’ agreements.