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West Garbutt

Australia 2025


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Mark West, Lyndon Garbutt and Michael McLaughlin established West Garbutt with a view to providing high quality, responsive and trusted tax advice to clients, including other accountants and lawyers in need of specialist taxation advice and support.

The firm’s founders, Mark West and Lyndon Garbutt, are each qualified as Lawyers, Chartered Accountants and Chartered Tax Advisers.

The firm uses it’s expertise in accounting, law and specifically tax law to help provide guidance and identify solutions for clients and their trusted advisers with difficult tax issues and situations.

As a boutique tax law practice, West Garbutt acts for various clients including high net wealth families, businesses, corporate groups, non-profit organisations and their advisors.


West Garbutt is regionally awarded in 2 practice areas. Best Law Firms rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process.

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Regional Rankings

Tier 1 for Retirement Villages and Senior Living Law
Tier 1 for Tax Law


Regional Rankings

Tier 1 for Retirement Villages and Senior Living Law
Tier 1 for Tax Law

Practice Areas

The below are areas of legal specialty volunteered by the firm and do not designate a specialty in which a Best Law Firms ranking is held.
  • Retirement Villages and Senior Living Law
  • Tax Law

Individuals Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Australia

West Garbutt has 3 lawyers recognized for individual performance in the 2025 edition of The Best Lawyers in Australia. By receiving this Best Lawyers recognition from their peers for their professional excellence, these lawyers made West Garbutt eligible for evaluation for Best Law Firms rankings. For almost two decades, Best Lawyers has awarded these singular accolades, making them the foundation of our Best Law Firms awards. Read more about our Best Lawyers process here.
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