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Maura Dineen

Partner


Maura is a Tax partner in our Taxation team. She advises a wide range of clients in the pharmaceuticals, technology and real estate sectors.

Maura has significant experience in advising domestic and international clients on a wide range of tax matters including inward investment, corporate restructurings, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property exploitation and tax-efficient financing structures. Maura regularly advises clients on tax efficient financing and structuring of property acquisitions.  She also advises on stamp duty and VAT matters.

Maura was the national reporter for Ireland on the Tax Committee of the International Bar Association for 2016 and 2015. She is a member of the Law Society Tax Committee and one of their representatives on the joint Revenue committee for direct taxes.

Specialties

  • Tax
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Inward Investment
  • Company Restructurings
  • Real Estate Taxation

Representative Matters

  • Acted on the sale of Boulder Media Limited to Hasbro, Inc., the American multinational toy company.
  • Advised McKesson Corporation on its acquisition of the pharmaceutical distribution business of UDG Healthcare plc for consideration of $408 million.
  • Advised on tax aspects of the successful acquisition of the Ulster Bank portfolio of loans known as Project Clear.

Recommendations

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

"Clear and actionable advice rather than simply identifying issues."  

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

"Fantastic"

Speaking Engagements & Teaching

  • Maura has lectured in Personal and Corporate Tax for the Irish Taxation Institute. Maura also acted as course moderator for the Professional Skills Corporate Tax course in the final part of the Chartered Tax Adviser exams.
  • Maura spoke at the annual International Bar Association conference on Innovation Incentives in Ireland.

Authorship

Contributing editor to Evelyn Forde’s book “Taxation of Company Restructurings in Ireland” published by Bloomsbury Professional.

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Areas of Expertise

Tax Law Inward Investment Mergers & Acquisitions Employee Share Incentives

Professional Memberships

Law Society of Ireland

Irish Taxation Institute

Tax Administration Liaison Committee for Direct Taxes

Law Society of Ireland’s Committee on Taxation

Education

National University of Ireland, Galway, BA, Maths & Economics