John Gulliver

Tax Partner

John is Head of our Tax Team and chairs the firm's International Committee.  For more than 25 years he has advised Fortune 500, FTSE 100 and other major multi-nationals in respect of international tax.

He has a particular focus on advising multinationals in respect of using an Irish corporate footprint as part of an acceptable international tax strategy in the post BEPS environment.

John was educated at the University of London LLB(Hons), is an associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and the Irish Institute of Tax and is a UK Chartered Tax Adviser.


  • Tax

Representative Matters

  • Acted for Juniper Networks in cross-border merger of EMEA hub to the Netherlands.
  • Acted for Dragon Oil plc in cross-border merger to Malta.
  • Acted for Deutsche Bank in its structured acquisition of more than 600 properties in Ireland.


Chambers Europe - Europe's Leading Business Lawyers, Chambers and Partners, 2017

"John is like a walking textbook when it comes to the international tax space."

Chambers Europe - Europe's Leading Business Lawyers, Chambers and Partners, 2016

Clients highlight his "close attention to detail and personal, individual approach to clients."

Speaking Engagements & Teaching

  • At the Annual IBA 2014 conference in Tokyo, John co-chaired the opening tax session "Life after BEPS: Is there anything left in International Tax Planning?"
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Areas of Expertise

Tax Law Inward Investment Recent Deals Corporate Law International Business Investment Funds Financial Services Real Estate Law Life Sciences Brexit

Professional Memberships

Institute of Taxation in Ireland

Institute of Taxation UK (Chartered Tax Advisor)

Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales


London University (LLB)