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Contacts

Shaun Murphy
Managing Partner
Location: Dublin
+353 1 410 1342
shaun.murphy@kpmg.ie

Shaun Murphy

Shaun is the Managing Partner of KPMG in Ireland and is a member of KPMG’s Global and EMA boards. A graduate of University College Dublin, Shaun was elected Managing Partner in 2012. He has held a number of senior management positions with the firm and was previously Head of Tax & Legal Services. Shaun has provided tax advice to a wide range of Irish and multinational clients and has extensive M&A experience. He is also a member of the board of The Ireland Funds.

Conor O’Brien
Partner
Location: Dublin
+353 1 410 2027
conor.obrien@kpmg.ie

Conor O’Brien

Conor is Head of Tax & Legal Services with KPMG in Ireland. He advises a wide range of clients, both domestic and international, including substantial companies operating in the technology, banking and leasing sectors. Conor has particular experience advising on equity and debt issuance, and on several specific areas such as stamp duty and the operation of tax treaties.

Marie Armstrong
Partner
Location: Dublin
+353 1 410 1380
marie.armstrong@kpmg.ie

Marie Armstrong

Marie is a tax partner in our general tax practice. She has worked extensively with Irish and Foreign multinational and privately owned Irish companies with operations in Ireland and across the globe including North and South America, the Middle East, Europe, Russia and Asia. She has worked across a number of sectors including food, energy, engineering, medical devices, consumables and property. Her broad range of clients enables her to advise companies on a multitude of issues taking from her wide knowledge base. Marie was formerly a board member of the Irish Cancer Society and is currently Honorary Treasurer of the Irish Exporters Association.

Brian Brennan
Partner
Location: Dublin
+353 1 410 2145
brian.brennan@kpmg.ie

Brian Brennan

Brian advises a wide range of clients, both domestic and international, on cross border mergers and acquisitions, aviation financing, leasing, banking, structured finance and tax-based fundraising. He has particular experience in advising on international financing and leasing structures and the operation of tax treaties. He has significant experience of leading large multi-country teams in delivering tax advice to his clients, including leading international tax teams on large scale mergers and acquisitions transactions.

Gareth Bryan
Partner
Location: Dublin
+353 1 410 2434
gareth.bryan@kpmg.ie

Gareth Bryan

Gareth is a Partner in the financial services taxation practice specialising in both domestic and international corporate tax. Gareth advises across a wide-range of sectors and clients. He has extensive Irish and international taxation experience advising on financial products, debt issuance and financing, leasing, asset management & funds, securitisations, redomiciliations, portfolio migrations, mergers & acquisitions, and structured cross-border transactions. Gareth also works closely with industry bodies and sits on various committees and advisory panels.

Sharon Burke
Partner
Location: Dublin
+353 1 410 1196
sharon.burke@kpmg.ie

Sharon Burke

Sharon leads KPMG’s Tax Knowledge Centre and is the Irish representative of the KPMG EU tax centre. She has extensive experience providing taxation advice to a wide range of Irish and multinational clients and participates in a number of KPMG global tax technical networks.

Jim Clery
Partner
Location: Dublin
+353 1 410 1172
jim.clery@kpmg.ie

Jim Clery

Jim leads KPMG’s Real Estate practice in Ireland which deals with all tax and accounting aspects of Irish real estate acquisition, retention and disposal. Jim is tax partner and has advised many of the firm’s leading clients on real estate matters. Jim has been involved in the floatation of several new public companies, the development of the Irish REIT regime and the structuring of €bn’s of real estate transactions on behalf of foreign and Irish investors, including various debt acquisition transactions. Jim is also significantly involved in the Biotech/Pharma sector where he advises key public and private companies, and their owner shareholders. Jim specialises in helping Irish headquartered groups to structure their international operations and is highly experienced at mergers, acquisitions and spin out transactions. Jim is also significantly involved in the Biotech/Pharma sector where he advises key public and private companies, and their owner shareholders.

Kevin Cohen
Partner
Location: Dublin
+353 1 410 2369
kevin.cohen@kpmg.ie

Kevin Cohen

Kevin is a tax partner with over 18 years experience advising clients across a wide range of sectors. He focuses on domestic and international corporate tax matters including group restructuring, acquisitions/disposals, refinancing and owner manager-related issues. Kevin leads KPMG’s Automatic Exchange of Information practice in Ireland covering FATCA, CRS and EU DAC II reporting and is also country lead for Ireland on KPMG’s Global Compliance Management Services (“GCMS”) network.

Brian Daly
Partner
Location: Dublin
+353 1 410 1278
brian.daly@kpmg.ie

Brian Daly

Brian advises many of our major clients in the banking, insurance, and leasing areas, and also advises on international taxation matters. He is a member of KPMG’s Global FS Tax and Global Insurance Sector Leadership teams and is KPMG’s Global Head of Insurance Tax. Brian is also a member the Irish Government’s Industry Advisory Committee established to support the implementation of the IFS2020 Strategy to develop Ireland’s international financial services sector. He is also a Council member of the British/Irish Chamber of Commerce.

Robert Dowley
Partner
Location: Dublin
+353 1 410 1501
robert.dowley@kpmg.ie

Robert Dowley

Robert is a lead partner in our Private Client practice. He has many years’ experience in advising clients on Irish and international income and corporate tax issues, and has also worked closely with shareholders in a wide range of family companies and family business transitions.

Andrew Gallagher
Partner
Location: Dublin
+353 1 410 1550
andrew.gallagher@kpmg.ie

Andrew Gallagher

Andrew advises a range of Irish and multinational companies on both Irish and international tax and is particularly experienced in advising on international business operations. His client base includes Irish public companies, international companies headquartered in Ireland, and international companies with significant Irish operations. Andrew is a former President of the Irish Tax Institute.

Orla Gavin
Partner
Location: Dublin
+353 1 410 1202
orla.gavin@kpmg.ie

Orla Gavin

Orla has over 15 years’ experience with KPMG in advising a diverse range of Irish headquartered and multinational clients on all aspects of tax. She has significant experience in the area of international tax structuring, intellectual property planning, cross border financing structures, exit planning, profit repatriation strategies and tax optimisation in the context of supply chain management. She is also a member of the M&A tax team and has experience leading due diligence assignments, including pre-deal structuring advice and post deal integration tax plans. Orla also manages the corporation tax compliance obligations of a number of large clients, and has significant tax accounting and tax compliance experience, having prepared the worldwide group consolidation for several large multinational organisations.

Seamus Hand
Partner
Location: Dublin
+353 1 410 1437
seamus.hand@kpmg.ie

Seamus Hand

Seamus leads KPMG’s financial service tax practice in Ireland and is Chairman of the KPMG European Asset Management tax network. He works on both domestic and international tax issues with companies operating in the asset management, banking, asset finance and insurance sectors. Seamus is the lead tax partner working with global KPMG teams, delivering services to a number of Irish-based financial institutions, and he advises hedge fund and private equity clients on Irish and international investment structures.

Johnny Hanna
Partner
Location: Dublin
+353 1 410 1642
johnny.hanna@kpmg.ie

Johnny Hanna

Johnny is Head of Tax for KPMG in Northern Ireland. He is a Partner with over 20 years of experience advising on Irish and International tax issues for indigenous and multinational businesses across a wide range of sectors. He has significant experience within the mergers & acquisitions area and also Governance and Tax Risk Management. Johnny is currently a Council member of the Irish Tax Institute.

Ken Hardy
Partner
Location: Dublin
+353 1 410 1645
ken.hardy@kpmg.ie

Ken Hardy

Ken Hardy leads KPMG’s R&D Incentives Practice advising on R&D tax credit claims for multinational corporations and small and medium-sized enterprises. Ken has significant experience of R&D tax credit audits and authored the only specialist text on the topic of R&D tax credits, published by the Irish Tax Institute. Ken is a founding member of KPMG’s Global R&D Incentives Practice and previously led the practice for EMEA. Ken also leads KPMG’s Irish Tax Depreciation Practice, providing capital allowances advice to clients with Irish and international property interests.

Michael Hayes
Partner
Location: Dublin
+353 1 410 1656
michael.hayes@kpmg.ie

Michael Hayes

Michael (Mike) advises clients in the Renewable Energy, Infrastructure and Asset Management sectors (principally Alternative Investments). He focuses on domestic and international corporate tax advisory (and is a specialist in inbound US tax planning). Mike is part of the global leadership team for tax on KPMG’s Renewable Energy group and is also a member of the Firm’s Global Steering Group for Alternative Investments. Mike is also the global adviser for one of the largest US based asset managers and also a number of other Irish and international asset managers.

David Kennedy
Partner
Location: Dublin
+353 1 410 1285
david.kennedy@kpmg.ie

David Kennedy

David is a partner in KPMG’s corporate finance practice. He specialises in M&A Strategy, Acquisitions and Divestiture working closely with leading Irish and international businesses. He also has a wealth of experience in fundraising and financing strategy and in recent years has been Lead Borrower Side Adviser in many complex debt and capital restructurings. David originally served as a tax partner in the firm and continues to leverage his tax experience in the development of M&A and financing solutions.

Carmel Logan
Partner
Location: Dublin
+353 1 700 4056
carmel.logan@kpmg.ie

Carmel Logan

Carmel is a partner in our corporate tax group. She has over 15 years’ experience providing tax services to many Irish and international clients. She has advised extensively on all areas in the real estate sector including tax efficient disposals & refinancings, private equity structures, relevant contracts tax (RCT), REIT regime, and debt acquisition transactions. Carmel advises many Irish and international companies on efficiently structuring their businesses at all stages in the lifecycle. Her clients are in the technology, life sciences and energy sectors. Areas of particular focus includes Intellectual Property planning, tax efficient supply chains, mergers and acquisitions, group restructuring, inbound and outbound investment, fundraising and financing. Carmel also has particular experience in the oil and gas sector.

Liam Lynch
Partner
Location: Dublin
+353 1 410 1734
liam.lynch@kpmg.ie

Liam Lynch

Liam has been a partner in KPMG since 2004 and has over 20 years tax experience. Liam advises a range of large Irish private companies, especially a number expanding internationally, as well as having wide experience with financial services organisations where he concentrates on advising clients in the insurance industry. In addition, he advises on high net worth individuals and families. He provides both domestic and international tax advice, and has wide experience of drawing together the salient features of various regimes from around the world to decide upon the best solution for his clients. He has wide experience of leading large multi-country teams in delivering these solutions, including leading international tax teams on large scale mergers and acquisitions transactions.

He has spoken and written widely on tax matters generally in Irish and international publications, both in the areas of general tax matters and insurance tax in particular. He has presented to Irish politicians, MEPs in Brussels, the EU Commission including meeting with the relevant EU commissioner and the US Government.

He is currently President of Chartered Accountants Ireland.

Olivia Lynch
Partner
Location: Dublin
+353 1 410 1735
olivia.lynch@kpmg.ie

Olivia Lynch

Olivia leads KPMG’s M&A and Infrastructure tax practices advising on diligence and transactions. This includes tax structuring work, model development, deal documentation, post deal restructuring and optimisation of international holding and financing structures. Olivia also advises on real estate projects, including loan portfolios and distressed debt. Olivia is a member of our Private Enterprise team and advises a range of private and public corporate clients in Ireland and abroad as well as high net worth individuals and families on matters affecting business and personal assets, retirement and succession planning. A Past President of the Irish Tax Institute and a Fellow of both the Irish Tax Institute and Chartered Accountants Ireland, Olivia also advises on global mobility, reward strategies, pensions and share-based incentive arrangements.

Tim Lynch
Partner
Location: Dublin
+353 1 700 4032
tim.lynch@kpmg.ie

Tim Lynch

Tim advises on tax matters impacting companies, partnerships and individuals. His experience includes advising Irish and international businesses at all stages of development from start-up, expansion in Ireland and abroad, acquisition, day-to-day operations, restructuring, succession and disposal. Tim’s experience includes the real estate, retail, hospitality, manufacturing, professional and financial services sectors.

Joe O’Mara
Partner
Location: Dublin
+353 1 700 4205
joe.omara@kpmg.ie

Joe O’Mara

Joe is a tax partner who advises a broad range of clients on both domestic and international tax matters.. He has extensive experience in tax structuring, international tax planning, complex financing transactions and cross-border acquisitions. He has regularly led multi-country teams in delivering tax advice to his clients on large scale projects. Joe has particular experience in advising companies in the aviation financing, leasing, insurance and banking sectors. Joe has spoken at numerous international conferences on tax issues impacting the aviation and insurance sectors.

Terry O’Neill
Partner
Location: Dublin
+353 1 410 2125
terry.oneill@kpmg.ie

Terry O’Neill

Terry provides VAT advisory services to clients across a wide range of industries, including the financial services, telecommunications, property and semi-state sectors. He advises many of Ireland’s leading companies. He is a former Council member of the Institute of Taxation.

Conor O’Sullivan
Partner
Location: Dublin
+353 1 410 1181
conor.osullivan@kpmg.ie

Conor O’Sullivan

Conor advises major Irish Groups (public and private) and US multinationals on international tax and transfer pricing matters. He also advises key executives and shareholders on personal tax matters.

Eoghan Quigley
Partner
Location: Dublin
+353 1 410 2327
eoghan.quigley@kpmg.ie

Eoghan Quigley

Eoghan leads KPMG’s transfer pricing group in Ireland and also has particular experience advising on the tax aspects of mergers and acquisitions, having previously led KPMG’s Irish M&A tax team. Eoghan provides transfer pricing and tax structuring advice to a wide range of Irish and multinational corporate and private equity clients across a range of industries, including life sciences, technology, retail and manufacturing. Eoghan has in particular worked with a considerable number of successful emerging Irish businesses and is on the Council of the Dublin Chamber of Commerce.

Glenn Reynolds
Partner
Location: Dublin
+353 1 410 1371
glenn.reynolds@kpmg.ie

Glenn Reynolds

Glenn is a tax partner in KPMG Ireland with over 15 years’ experience advising both Irish domestic and international clients on Irish and international VAT issues across a range of industries with particular focus on; financial services, real estate and technology. Glenn has particular specialism in cross border aviation sale and leasing (EU and non EU), real estate transactions, Insurance , banking and FinTech. Glenn has also lectured on VAT with the Irish Tax Institute for over 10 years.

Colm Rogers
Partner
Location: Dublin
+353 1 410 2166
colm.rogers@kpmg.ie

Colm Rogers

Colm advises a broad range of clients (including many public companies) on Irish and international tax matters. He has extensive experience of advising on the structuring of business operations, financing transactions, intellectual property planning, mergers and acquisitions, inbound/ outbound expansion and property transactions. His clients include industrial companies, privately owned businesses and banks. Colm also leads our Irish restructuring tax practice and has extensive experience of the tax issues to be addressed on the unwind or restructuring of businesses and property transactions.

Anna Scally
Partner
Location: Dublin
+353 1 410 1240
anna.scally@kpmg.ie

Anna Scally

Anna advises many Irish and international companies on tax and efficiently structuring their international businesses. She also advises many early stage Technology and FinTech companies on the challenges around fundraising, structuring shareholding arrangements, rewarding founders and employees and growing global businesses. Anna is a founding Board member of the FinTech and Payments association of Ireland, which was launched on 14 September 2015. She is also a former Director and Member of the Board of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ireland, where she served for three-and-a-half years and was the former Chair of its Tax Working Group.

Anna leads KPMG’s global partnership with Connected Intelligence (or Ci), the company behind Web Summit, Founders and their related US and Asian events, Collision and Rise. Anna has been recognized by the Silicon Republic Women Invent Tomorrow programme as one of the 100 Top Women in STEM. She was also nominated for the Woman Mean Business (WMB) Award for Women in Technology and was nominated one of the Top 30 Women in Tech in Ireland. Anna was announced as one of Image Magazines Nominees for Business Woman of the Year 2015, in the Digital Women category. Anna was also a former member of the Innovation Taskforce and its Implementation team, whose objective was to make recommendations to the Irish government designed to assist Ireland in becoming an Innovation Hub.

Eric Wallace
Partner
Location: Dublin
+353 1 410 1312
eric.wallace@kpmg.ie

Eric Wallace

Eric is a partner in the Construction, Healthcare Energy and Communications (“CHEC”) Group. He has over 30 years’ experience in providing taxation advice to Irish and international Groups. His clients include large private Groups and Public Companies, Investment Funds, and High Net Worth Individuals. Eric spent almost 5 years working in our London office, and continues to advise many companies who invest into the UK. He also leads the Firm’s People Services Tax team. Eric has been Chairman of the Partnership for over 12 years.

Tom Woods
Partner
Location: Dublin
+353 1 410 2589
tom.woods@kpmg.ie

Tom Woods

Tom is the Head of Aviation Finance and Leasing in KPMG Ireland and advises some of the largest aviation companies globally as well as investors on their investment in the aviation sector. He specialises in optimising the efficiency of international groups and investments into such groups. Tom has spoken at many global aviation conferences on worldwide tax developments affecting the industry. He has also written many articles on aviation related issues. Tom is also a tax partner in KPMG Ireland’s Securitisation Practice. He also leads the Islamic Finance Practice in KPMG Ireland.

Tom Alexander
Resident Partner
Location: Belfast
+44 289 089 3880
tom.alexander@kpmg.ie

Tom Alexander

Tom has been a tax partner for over 20 years providing tax advice to companies with varied businesses, including many NI indigenous businesses in the property, utilities, renewables, hotel and banking sectors. He also advises international clients with UK interests and investment programs. He has particular interest and expertise in the area of large owner-managed businesses and advises on wealth management and succession planning, inheritance tax, stamp duty, VAT and corporate reconstructions including restructuring bank and other debt, share for share exchanges, mergers, demergers and acquisitions.

Kevin Bell
Resident Partner
Location: Belfast
+44 289 089 3764
kevin.tcbell@kpmg.ie

Kevin Bell

Kevin provides tax advice to indigenous NI companies, UK subsidiaries of multinational groups and also leads the KPMG Belfast professional services delivery to private clients. Kevin provides corporation tax advice to companies in every sector of the economy including financial Services, engineering ,IT and food and drink sectors. Kevin also advises significant family owned companies in Northern Ireland across a wide range of businesses including in the pharmaceutical and property sectors. His private client advice areas embrace capital gains planning; inheritance tax; appropriate use of off-shore structures; and planning opportunities for non-resident individuals and non UK domiciles.

Frankie Devlin
Resident Partner
Location: Belfast
+44 289 089 3753
frankie.devlin@kpmg.ie

Frankie Devlin

Frankie leads KPMG’s Indirect Tax Services Group in Belfast. He has over 20 years experience of providing UK VAT advice to clients across many sectors, and has particular experience advising on property matters, financial services, cross- border supplies, group restructuring and acquisitions. Frankie also has an in-depth VAT knowledge relating to the aviation sectors and he advises numerous clients in this area on VAT and related customs issues. Frankie is a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation in the UK.

Ian Lockington
Resident Partner
Location: Belfast
+44 289 089 3852
ian.lockington@kpmg.ie

Ian Lockington

Ian has a wide range of experience in advising financial services and aircraft leasing groups on various UK and cross-border tax issues, and has considerable experience in advising funds (that fall within the UK offshore fund regime) of the implications for UK investors. He also advises a range of indigenous UK companies on local and cross-border tax issues. Ian is a member of the UK Chartered Institute of Taxation and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland.

Phillip McMaw
Resident Partner
Location: Belfast
+44 289 089 3741
phillip.mcmaw@kpmg.ie

Phillip McMaw

Phillip is a resident partner in our tax practice in Belfast and has considerable experience in advising clients on all aspects of UK corporation tax compliance and transaction advice. His client base includes multinational groups in various sectors with business interests in Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK across a range of industry sectors. He has been involved in a wide range of corporate transaction work including acquisitions and disposals, group reorganisations and financing of UK businesses.

Mathew Scott
Resident Partner
Location: Belfast
+44 793 904 8604
mathew.scott@kpmg.ie

Mathew Scott

Mat has provided tax services to clients for over 23 years and prior to joining KPMG Ireland in 2014 worked for KPMG UK. Mat particularly focuses on inbound investment into the UK and has worked with a number of private equity houses/venture capital firms, family offices and multinationals. He advises on all aspects of their investments including due diligence, tax structuring, refinancing and sell side advice. In the past year he has also advised extensively on the UK’s Diverted Profits Tax. Mat has advised clients across a range of sectors but has wide ranging experience in the healthcare sector having had clients in the sector for nearly 20 years. He also has significant experience in the food/manufacturing and property sectors.

Michael Lynch
Resident Partner
Location: Cork
+353 21 425 4523
michael.lynch@kpmg.ie

Michael Lynch

Michael is a member of KPMG’s Private Enterprise team and leads KPMG’s tax practice in our Cork office where he advises multinational and private Irish business clients. He has experience in cross border transactions, infrastructure/property related matters, dealing with revenue audit and investigation as well as wealth and succession planning.