Charles Napoli is a qualified Chartered Accountant, Certified Practicing Accountant and Tax Agent. He has been in public practice for more than 30 years and is Director and owner of Napoli, Chartered Accountants.

He has been involved in over 500 cases in the Family Court, Supreme Court, District Court and Federal Court, which included in excess of 200 cases where he has actually appeared in court and cross examined in both Perth and the Eastern States. Most cases have been in the Family Court.

Charles has provided papers at seminars for the Law Society and for the Family Law Practitioners Association.

He acts for a substantial property group in Australia that has approximately $5 billion of projects and he is a Director of 19 of their companies.

Charles' personal specialty is in forensics and litigation support and can assist with:

  • Determining the true state of assets and liabilities
  • Interpreting affidavits of financial circumstances
  • Discovery issues
  • Inspecting financial records and interpreting and advising on same
  • Tracing foreign transactions
  • Preparing reports to be annexed to affidavits
  • Cross-examination preparation
  • Appearing in court as an Expert Witness
  • Forensic investigations

His other area of specialty is in providing accounting, business advice and taxation services in the property development sector.

His practice also provides services in accounting, business advisory, superannuation and tax.

Professional memberships

  • Chartered Accountants of Australia & New Zealand
  • Australian Society of Certified Practicing Accountants
  • National Tax and Accountants Association
  • IT Chapter
  • Business Valuations
  • The Tax Institute
  • Family Business Australia
  • Forensic Accountants Special Interest Group


Bachelor of Business – Curtin University, 1980


Family Law Practitioners Association

Papers presented

Charles has presented papers for the following:

  • The Family Law Conference of WA in October 1999 styled “Accountants in Family Law Proceedings and Accounting, Tax and Valuation Issues”.
  • The Ministry of Fair Trading at a Business Brokers Seminar in August 2000 styled “The Integrity of Financial Statements and the allocation of the purchase price of a business”.
  • Forensic Accounting for The Institute of Certified Bookkeepers.
  • Legalwise to Family Law Lawyers on “Interpreting Financial Statements & Post Separation Tax issues” in June 2016.
  • Legalwise to Family Law Lawyers on “Interpreting Financial Statements and the New 12.5% Foreign Resident CGT Withholding” in June 2018.
  • The Law Society in Perth and in Bunbury.


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