Roula Hadjipaschalis completed her legal articles at Edward Nathan and Friedland and was admitted as an attorney of the Supreme Court of South Africa in 1991. After her legal articles she decided to specialize in tax law and joined Andersen where she became a partner. She joined KPMG in 2002 as a partner. Roula has experience in tax advisory services and specializes in corporate tax. She has advised on a wide range of corporate tax matters with particular emphasis on the opportunities and issues flowing from corporate tax planning and consulting, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, management and leveraged buy-outs, disposal of businesses, structuring of new ventures, capital gains tax, innovative incentive scheme assistance, due diligence, liasing with revenue authorities on behalf of clients, including responding to queries and preparing objections and appeals.
Roula is passionate about client service and is a founding member of the international 7 Star Service initiative at KPMG driving excellent client service across all functions. She is also a lead partner on a number of high profile clients.
Roula has also presented and published at various business forums over the years, both locally and internationally.