Mr John Gill > Matheson > Dublin, Ireland > Lawyer Profile

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Partner in Private Client Department


John Gill is a partner in the Private Client Department at Matheson. He advises individuals and families on investment vehicles and appropriate trust structures for estate planning and asset protection purposes and he advises a number of domestic high net worth individuals on a wide range of taxation issues and domiciled and non-domiciled individuals with Irish tax concerns, including relocating to and establishing tax residence in Ireland, heading up the Group’s Relocation Services Offering.

He advises executors, trustees and beneficiaries on all legal and tax issues arising in wills and the administration of estates and trusts both domestic and offshore.

He has significant experience in estate and trust disputes advising trustees, executors and claimants.  In particular, John has experience in advising on will challenges and will disputes under Section 117 of the Succession Act and acting for clients in the mediation of such disputes.

John also has considerable experience on charity issues, including charity formation and governance.  He also advises on capacity issues including powers of attorney and wards of court, and on the establishment of tax efficient trusts for incapacitated individuals.

John is an Associate of the Irish Taxation Institute (AITI Chartered Tax Advisor (CTA)).  He is a past Chair of the Irish branch of STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners), a member of the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists and the International Bar Association.


University College Dublin Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School (Higher Diploma in Business); University College Dublin (BCL).