Niamh Caffrey


Niamh is a Partner in our tax team. She advises Irish and international clients on tax law and tax planning in the context of mergers and acquisitions including, IPOs, MBOs, joint ventures and equity investments, corporate reorganisations, cross-border tax structuring, international tax, investment in real estate and debt issuances.

Niamh has extensive experience spanning a number of sectors including international trade, pharma, healthcare, life sciences, IP exploitation, renewable energy, data centres, technology and financial services.

She has a particular focus on advising financial institutions, corporates, alternate lenders, asset managers and investment firms on tax matters relevant to financing and financial services tax, including establishing investment funds, structured finance and securitisation transactions.


  • Tax structuring of M&A deals including cross-border transactions
  • Financial services tax
  • Real estate tax
  • Transactional taxes e.g. stamp duty
  • Withholding tax and tax treaty interpretation issues

Representative Matters

  • US multi-national on repatriation of business operations and global fund management and investment fund on transfer of operations.
  • Global financial institutions and lenders on funding of NPL portfolios.
  • Arrangers, lenders and originators on tax matters relevant to securitising various asset portfolios.


Chambers Europe, 2020

Niamh is described as “Extremely responsive and knowledgeable.”

Legal 500, 2020

Niamh is commended for as providing “an excellent personal and personable service.”

Speaking Engagements & Teaching

Niamh has spoken at numerous events on tax matters and has tutored in tax at the Law Society of Ireland.

She is involved in many industry initiatives and currently sits on the following representative bodies:

  • Tax Committee of the Law Society of Ireland
  • Tax Committee of the Irish Debt Securities Association (IDSA)
  • Irish Funds Industry Tax Working Groups.
  • LinkedIn

Areas of Expertise

Tax Law

Professional Memberships

International Fiscal Association

American Bar Association

Law Society of Ireland

Irish Tax Institute


University College Dublin , BCL

The Honourable Society of Kings Inns , BL