Taryn Hartley Taryn Hartley

Taryn Hartley

Principal Corporate and Commercial | Brisbane
07 3014 6513 thartley@mcw.com.au Download vCard

Taryn has 15 years experience advising clients regarding corporate, commercial and tax matters. 

Taryn works with clients to add value to their businesses and transactions that they undertake by understanding the legal and commercial factors involved. Taryn also works with retirement living clients to assist with all of their regulatory and advisory needs.

Taryn builds strong relationships with her clients and is well regarded within the industry.

I am committed to delivering commercial results to my clients

Taryn's Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws, Southern Cross University
  • Master of Laws, Queensland University of Technology
  • Bachelor of Human Movement Science, Southern Cross University
  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland

Taryn's Expertise

  • Direct and indirect tax
  • Debt and equity instruments
  • Property including commercial
  • M&A transactions – both assets and securities
  • Transactional advice including in relation to regulatory and tax matters
  • Capital raising and M&A
  • Retirement villages

Taryn's Leadership

  • Member, Queensland Law Society
  • Fellow, The Tax Institute

Taryn's Recent Experience

Area of Expertise

Area of Expertise

Investment holding structures, including management of payroll tax, land tax, etc

Work Undertaken

Taryn advises on tax effective asset and investment holding structures such as managed investment schemes, companies, and privately held trusts. In addition to the usual advice on the best structures and commercial advice she advises on federal and state taxes and their impact on the structures.

Area of Expertise

Area of Expertise

securities), share buy backs and other capital transactions

Work Undertaken

Taryn advises on the planning and implementation of M&A transactions. This includes undertaking due diligence investigations and providing advice on warranties and indemnities as well as assisting in designing effective reorganisations, restructures and sales of assets and securities.

Area of Expertise

Area of Expertise

Project financing

Work Undertaken

Taryn advises lenders and borrowers on equity participation style arrangements as well as other structures for project financing. This includes preparation of documents and securities and advising on the securities involved.

Area of Expertise

Area of Expertise

Retirement living

Work Undertaken

Taryn acts for owners, operators and residents of all types of retirement living facilities and accommodation.

Area of Expertise

Area of Expertise

Personal Property Securities

Work Undertaken

Taryn is advising the firm’s clients on the application of the Personal Property Securities Act to their businesses and personal structures. This includes preparing, reviewing and advising on terms of trade and commercial arrangements and loan arrangements to ensure that clients are protected in their businesses.

Taryn's recent publications

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  1. PPSR REGISTRATIONS – WHY YOU NEED TO MEASURE TWICE AND CUT ONCE

    05 Dec 2018

    Failing to correctly register a security interest on the Personal Property Security Register (PPSR) can be just as dangerous as not registering it at all. A defective registration may mean your protection is ineffective and unenforceable requiring you to...

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  2. GST withholding regime - what you need to know

    05 Dec 2018

    Sellers and buyers of ‘new residential premises’ and ‘potential residential land’ must be aware of their obligations under the new GST withholding rules. These changes came into effect on 1 July 2018 and brought new and additional...

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  3. Reducing the compliance burden for proprietary companies

    29 Nov 2018

    Welcome news for many companies required by law to prepare and lodge with ASIC audited financials, or who are relying on class order or discretionary relief. On 16 November 2018, the Government announced plans to increase the relevant thresholds for...

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