Jakub Patela
Jakub Patela

BCom (Dean's Honours), LLB (First Class Honours) - Monash University

Admitted to Practice:

Signed Victorian Bar Roll:

6 September 2016

5 May 2022

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Aickin Chambers

0404 875 293

(03) 9225 8444 (Clerk)

Jakub practises in tax, commercial and public law.


Before his call to the Bar, Jakub was an Associate to the Hon Justice Simon Steward at the High Court of Australia. He was also his Honour’s Associate at the Federal Court of Australia.


Before serving as an Associate, Jakub was a tax lawyer at Allens. He acted in litigious, advisory and transactional matters and developed extensive direct/indirect tax experience. His clients included large corporate taxpayers and high net worth individuals.


At the Bar, Jakub has been briefed to advise on a broad range of tax issues, including with respect to Div 7A, Subdiv 165-CD, stamp duty, land tax, and the JobKeeper regime. Drawing on the skills developed in his tax practice, he also advises on complex questions of statutory interpretation in other legislative contexts (eg, under the FIRB legislation and the Water Act).


Jakub holds Bachelors in Law (First Class Honours) and Commerce (Dean’s Honours, majoring in Economics) from Monash University. He was first in class for a number of economics and law subjects and was an Editor of the Monash University Law Review.


Jakub is reading with Andrew de Wijn. His senior mentor is Eugene Wheelahan QC.

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