Ciaran Desmond

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MANAGING PARTNER OF CDS LAW & TAX

 

Ciaran is Managing Partner of CDS Law & Tax LLP and is a qualified solicitor, chartered accountant and chartered tax advisor.

Ciaran’s expertise includes extensive experience in the structuring of domestic and international corporate acquisitions, mergers and reorganisations, inward investment, tax investments and property development. In addition to this Ciaran is highly skilled in the areas of cross border tax planning, pension structure advice, Credit Finance / NAMA business cases, bank restructuring, debt resolution, dispute resolution and providing high net worth individuals with both tax and corporate advice.

Ciaran has also advised in dispute resolution in the corporate sector having, in the recent past, advised on a number of difficult disaster recovery cases for corporates (including a major fire event) and contentious family related corporate commercial disputes.

Ciaran has been the advisor in a number of leading taxation cases in Ireland including two successful Supreme Court decisions against the Revenue and was also involved in the noteworthy decision in the High Court case of Quigley V. Harris. Ciaran continues to be involved in leading tax revenue, judicial review, audit and investigation cases, and currently has a number of cases pending for clients in the High Court as well as in the new Tax Appeals Commission.

Contact Ciaran Desmond

  ciaran.desmond@cdslaw.ie

   021 235 5810

 

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Ciaran Desmond

Managing Partner
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Louise Lonergan

Solicitor and Chartered Tax Advisor
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Tommy Walsh

Chartered Tax Advisor