New Zealand

“Everywhere you go it’s an opportunity to add value and learn something new.”

Nicola Bird

Director, Tax Services

Nicola’s open and friendly approach is central to her work style. “For me it’s about building relationships. If I can do that, then I’ll understand my clients and their needs. Adding value is just the next step.”

Nicola has practised as a specialist tax practitioner in three different jurisdictions. Her knowledge of international and corporate tax is extensive and allows her to comprehend and resolve complex issues affecting subsidiaries of large multinational corporations quickly and practically.

In the course of her career at William Buck, Nicola has been instrumental in helping the firm’s significant global entity clients navigate the introduction of CbC reporting and other new measures targeting “significant global entities” in Australia.

Nicola has overseen the lodgement of over 150 local files and master files, successfully managed a Multinational Anti-Avoidance Tax Review by the Australian Taxation Office and assisted with implementation of transfer pricing policies for a range of large Australian subsidiaries.

The Facts:

Core Expertise

  • Tax issues affecting subsidiaries of large multinational corporations
  • International tax issues – inbound and outbound
  • Business and investment structuring / restructuring
  • Business sales and acquisitions
  • CbC reporting


  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
  • Higher Diploma in Tax Law (University of Johannesburg)


  • Family owned businesses
  • Healthcare practitioners

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