Mr Brian Doohan > Matheson > Dublin, Ireland > Lawyer Profile

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Partner, Tax Department


Brian is a partner in the firm’s Tax Department and advises multinational corporations doing business in and from Ireland on all aspects of Irish corporate taxation. Brian has a particular interest in cross border tax planning, transfer pricing and tax controversy matters and also has extensive experience in structuring mergers and acquisitions and corporate reorganisations. Brian’s clients include many of the leading multinational corporations operating in the ICT, life sciences, manufacturing, retail and industrial sectors in Ireland. Brian also advises on Irish stamp duty matters particularly in the context of global reorganisations.

Brian frequently publishes articles in leading tax journals and is Chartered Tax Advisor and a member of the Law Society of Ireland.

Lawyer Rankings

Ireland > Tax

With an ‘outstanding knowledge of the area‘, Matheson handles the full range of contentious and advisory tax matters. The team has particular expertise in advising multinational clients on reorganisations and restructurings, including IP onshoring; assisting with the tax aspects of high-profile real estate developments; Brexit planning; and transfer pricing, including transfer pricing audits and state aid matters. The practice also handles tax disputes. John Ryan focuses on corporate tax; Turlough Galvin specialises in advising international clients; Joe Duffy has particular expertise in tax controversy; Shane Hogan has experience in inward investment projects and cross-border tax planning; the ‘exceptionalGerry Thornton focuses on the financial services sector; and Catherine O’Meara has a strong multinational client base. The team was strengthened further at partner level by the arrival of Anne Harvey from William Fry and the promotions of Brian DoohanVahan Tchrakian and Philip Tully.