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Dr Michelle Markham  

BA, LLB, LLM, HDipTax, PhD, CTA,

Dr Michelle Markham
Associate Professor
Faculty of Law
Bond University QLD 4229

Associate Professor

Faculty of Law

Office Telephone Number
Within Australia:
From overseas:

7 559 52223
+61 7 559 52223
Closest Fax Number
Within Australia:
From overseas:

7 559 52036
+61 7 559 52036
Building Level: 3
Building: 4. Faculty of Law
Location: Bond University
Professional Biography
Prior to joining the Bond Law Faculty in January 2008, Michelle taught at the University of Natal, at Griffith University, at QUT and at Bond as an Adjunct member of staff. She has also taught at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

Michelle has worked in the Tax department of one of the largest global accounting firms, and maintains strong links with the profession. She is a Chartered Tax Adviser, a member of the Australasian Tax Teachers Association, of the Tax Research Network (UK) and of the Society of Legal Scholars (UK). She is a Fellow of the Tim Fischer Centre for Global Trade and Finance, and a Senior Research Fellow, Department of Business Law and Taxation, Monash University.
Bachelor of Arts - University of Natal, Durban
Bachelor of Laws - University of Natal, Durban
Master of Laws - University of Natal, Durban
Higher Diploma in Taxation Law - University of the Witwatersrand
Doctor of Philosophy - Bond University
Chartered Tax Adviser - Tax Institute of Australia
Professional admission & memberships

Advocate of the Supreme Court of South Africa

Teaching expertise
Legal Ethics and Professional Conduct, Business Law, Taxation Law (domestic and international).
Subject list

LAWS11-320 Legal Ethics and Professional Conduct

LAWS10-100 Business Law

LAWS13-417 Taxation of International Business

LAWS77-415 Principles of Taxation Law

Teaching awards

QUT Vice-Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching Award, Team Teaching Category

QUT Faculty of Law Award for Excellence in Teaching

Team member in the 2007 Carrick Award for Programs that Enhance Learning

Research interests & research expertise

Michelle's main research interest lies in the area of International Taxation. Her books on The Transfer Pricing of Intangibles (2005) and Advance Pricing Agreements: Past, Present and Future (2012) were published by Kluwer Law International.

Recent research grants

QUT Faculty of Law's Award for Excellence in Research

Finalist for the 1999 Commissioner's Award for Research in Taxation

Michelle Markham
(Link to personal researcher page)

Recent Publications
  • Congruence and divergence in transfer pricing in Australia and Japan: Intangibles and advance pricing agreements
  • The transfer pricing of intangibles
  • Tax in a changing world: The transfer pricing of intangible assets
  • Multilateral advance pricing agreements - A multifaceted approach to a global conundrum?
  • Advance pricing arrangements: Are Australia's recent reforms relevant to Canada?
  • Australia
  • Mandatory binding arbitration—is this a pathway to a more efficient map?
  • Seeking new directions in dispute resolution mechanisms: Do we need a revised mutual agreement procedure?
  • The development of transfer pricing in China
  • A rose by any other name…? The OECD’S proposed revised definition of intangibles