DLA Piper has added a tax partner in Sydney.

Matthew Cridland joins from the local office of KPMG, where he was a director.
 
His practice focuses on issues relating to indirect taxes, like sales or value-added taxes. Cridland has advised clients in the financial, real estate, energy, and telecommunications sectors, among others.
 
He began his career as a tax consultant for Ernst & Young in 2000 before later working as an associate at both Corrs Chambers Westgarth and the former Mallesons Stephen Jaques. He joined KPMG in 2009.
 
DLA Piper has 85 lawyers in its Sydney office, including 38 partners. The firm employs more than 4,200 lawyers across about 100 offices worldwide.
 
Email: tbrennan@alm.com .