Mr Vahan Tchrakian > Matheson > Dublin, Ireland > Lawyer Profile


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Partner, Tax Department


Vahan has a particular specialism in tax issues arising in the context of mergers and acquisitions. He also advises on a broad range of tax issues including cross-border reorganisations, employment related taxes, tax issues arising in the context of insolvency and property related matters and the tax consequences of doing business in and from Ireland.

As well as being admitted to the roll of solicitors in Ireland, Vahan is admitted as a chartered tax adviser of the Irish Taxation Institute.

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.