Chris Balalovski, Partner, Business Services

Chris Balalovski

Partner, Business Services


+61 0 417 528 784

+61 2 8264 6697


With a career spanning more than 30 years, Chris is providing complex commercial as well as legal advice to a broad spectrum of high net wealth individuals and their associated entities.  

As a Taxation and Superannuation Law specialist, Chris provides high-level accounting and taxation compliance services as well as strategic legal and commercial advice on matters including acquisition, holding and disposal of various assets, derivation of income and incurring of expenses.

Chris is the Director of the Self-Managed Independent Superannuation Funds Association). Responsible for representing the interests of self-managed superannuation funds to Government and authorities within the superannuation industry.


  • Provision of complex legal and commercial advice to ultra-high net wealth individuals and their associated entities
  • Taxation (including income tax, GST, FBT, stamp duty, land tax and international tax)
  • Superannuation (including SMSFs)
  • Estate planning
  • Asset protection
  • Succession planning in respect of passive and active business assets
  • Establishment, operation and oversight of philanthropic entities
  • Investment committees
  • Structuring (including international investment vehicles)
  • Family office services


  • Financial services
  • Healthcare
  • Real Estate & Construction
  • Legal services


  • Chartered Tax Adviser (international accreditation)
  • Registered Tax Agent, Tax Practitioners Board
  • Master of Jurisprudence (major in tax), University of Sydney (2002)
  • Bachelor of Laws, Queensland University of Technology (1998)
  • Bachelor of Commerce, University of Newcastle (1993)
  • Adult Trainer Certification, Australian Institute of Management


  • Fellow of the Taxation Institute of Australia
  • Affiliate, Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand
  • Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors