Our People

managing Partner

Lawrence Gao

"Being responsive to client’s needs plus sharing practical knowledge and experience is the key to a strong business relationship."

Lawrence is an approachable and forward-thinking listener who takes time to understand his clients and provides personalised business advisory. He understands the financial challenges that business owners face day-to-day, and has proficiently combined detailed knowledge of tax law with a practical understanding of the operational aspects of business.

Prior to joining JL Partners, Lawrence worked as tax accountant and auditor with PwC and another well-established chartered accounting firm Accru Felsers in Sydney. He has serviced diversified professional clients ranging from law firms, medical practice, construction groups and property management companies to high-net-wealth individuals and business sole traders.

As a qualified and experienced accountant and business advisor, Lawrence is adept at combining his technical accounting skills and professional taxation knowledge to achieve the most effective business solutions for his clients.

Lawrence enjoys motorcycling.



  • Member CPA Australia
  • Member of ACCA
  • Registered Tax Agent
  • Registered SMSF Auditor
  • Master of Accounting with Merit (Australian National University)
  • Bachelor of Science Mathematics & Finance (Hons)


  • Tax & Compliance & planning
  • Business advisory and structuring
  • Audit