William P. Calokerinos

Barrister, Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA), Chartered Accountant (CA), Property Developer Consultant - Certificate IV Building and Diploma of Building (Master Builders Association - NSW)


A practising barrister since the year 2010, William has practised from the same Chambers since being admitted. William is a floor member and owns Chambers in 2 Wentworth Chambers.

William prides himself on his attention to detail with all his professional work. In his early career, William spent around six years working in management and director reporting roles as a senior management accountant in the telecommunication industry (Vodafone and Macquarie Telecom) prior to his experience working in Big Four in tax consulting.

As a Barrister, William has significant expertise in tax law, commercial matters, criminal law (serious crime and indictable matters) insolvency, planning and environmental law, building, construction and infrastructure litigation. William practices in both the civil and criminal jurisdiction. William’s litigation experience includes appellant jurisdiction, corporate insolvency, bankruptcy, criminal law (including jury trials), white collar crime, tax crime, corporations and significant property, equity and trust litigation.

William is constantly maintaining his tax knowledge and he is a current CTA (Chartered Tax Adviser) member with the Tax Institute of Australia and full member and Chartered Accountant (CA) with CAANZ. William is also a lecturer and teacher with the Tax Institute in the CTA3 GST program.

William is a current casual academic at UTS law school teaching construction law. William also maintains strong connections with the Master Builders Association (NSW), having completed a Cert IV and Diploma of Buildings and serving as a executive Councillor with the Association.

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    • Criminal Law including Jury Trials
    • Taxation & Revenue Law
    • Building and Construction
    • Environmental / Planning / Local Government
    • Property Law
    • Corporation Law & Insolvency
    • Equity & Trusts

William’s professional expertise includes, inter alia, being a

    • BCOM – Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Wollongong
    • LLB (Hons) – a Bachelor of Laws (with Honours) from the University of Technology
    • LLM (Uni of Sydney) – Master of Laws from the University of Sydney

?+61 2 8915 2009 ?+61 2 9223 4204
wcalokerinos@wentworthchambers.com.au

William P. Calokerinos

Barrister,
Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA), Chartered Accountant (CA),
Property Developer Consultant - Certificate IV Building and Diploma of Building (Master Builders Association - NSW)


William was called to the NSW Bar in April 2010 and has practised from 2 Wentworth Chambers since that date.

William practices principally in criminal law and commercial matters.

William specialises in appellant matters (criminal and civil), commercial equity matters, building and construction law, planning law, strata law, insolvency, taxation litigation and advisory, succession law and in criminal law, as a defence counsel, in serious and indictable criminal law matters (jury trials).

In 2021, William was appointed to the Legal Aid Indictable Crime and Legal Aid Complex Crime panels.

Since his call, he regularly appears as an advocate in most State and Federal Courts and Tribunals.

Prior to being called to the NSW Bar, William spent his early career working in management accounting roles (in the telecommunication industry) and thereafter in tax consulting roles within the Big Four accounting firms.  William’s background is primarily in commerce and he is also a Chartered Accountant (CA) and Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA).

William regularly presents papers at legal conferences and he also serves on several professional leadership committees relevant to his practice areas.

William has a particular interest in tax law, building and construction law, insolvency law, and criminal law.

William has also lectured part-time for around 4 years at Western Sydney Uni Law school in the LLB program and he presently works as a tax consultant for the Tax Institute (TIA) assisting the TIA present, write and mark their education programs.

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Areas of Practice

William’s current practice areas include:

  • Taxation & Revenue Law
  • Building and Construction
  • Property Law
  • Environmental / Planning / Local Government
  • Succession/ Wills and Probate / Family Provision
  • Corporation Law & Insolvency
  • Criminal Law
  • Equity & Trusts
  • Defamation / Mediation and Internet Law

Professional Memberships

William’s professional expertise includes, inter alia, being a

Tertiary Qualifications

  • BCOM – Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Wollongong
  • LLB (Hons) – a Bachelor of Laws (with Honours) from the University of Technology
  • LLM (Uni of Sydney) – Master of Laws from the University of Sydney

?+61 2 8915 2009 ?+61 2 9223 4204
wcalokerinos@wentworthchambers.com.au