Shane Hogan



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Shane Hogan has "exceptional judgment".

European Legal 500


Shane Hogan is a partner in the firm's Tax Department and is a member of the firm's International Business Group and US Business Group. Shane advises international corporations doing business in and from Ireland on all aspects of corporate tax. His main focus is in inward investment projects, cross border tax planning and corporate restructurings as well as mergers and acquisitions on an international and national level. Shane also advises on Irish stamp duty matters particularly in the context of global reorganisations.

Shane frequently publishes articles in leading tax journals and is co-author of the Irish Chapter of the IBFD's publication on Transfer Pricing.

Shane was Chairman of the Irish branch of the International Fiscal Association from 2006 to 2010 and remains an active Committee member.

Shane is both a qualified solicitor and chartered accountant and is a member of the Law Society of Ireland, the International Bar Association, the Irish Taxation Institute and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland.

Experience Highlights

Shane is standing tax counsel to numerous international corporations in respect of their Irish operations.  Tax is a sensitive matter and, accordingly, details of the restructuring projects on which Shane has advised cannot be detailed herein.  However, recent transactions on which Shane and his team have advised include, in broad terms:

  • advising Fortune 100 US corporations on group-wide international restructurings
  • representation of numerous international corporations on their establishment in Ireland
  • substantial integration projects pre- and post-mergers and acquisitions for various international clients
  • on-going strategic advice for a range of international corporations including in relation to cash and dividend repatriation strategies

More specific publicly announced transactions on which Shane has recently advised include:

  • Eaton Corporation’s $11.8 billion acquisition of Cooper Industries
  • Actavis Inc’s $8.5 billion acquisition of Warner Chilcott
  • Questcor Pharmaceuticals $5.6 billion acquisition by Mallinckrodt plc

Shane Hogan is recommended.
European Legal 500 2020

Shane Hogan is named a leading individual.
European Legal 500 2020

Shane Hogan provides exceptional counsel and support
Chambers Europe 2018 

Shane Hogan is recommended.
European Legal 500 2019

Recognised for Tax Law
Best Lawyers Ireland 2019 edition

Recognised for Tax Law
Best Lawyers Ireland 2018 edition

Corporate Tax Expert
Who's Who Legal 2017

Sources state Shane Hogan’s "unbelievable knowledge of law helps us execute everything in the right manner". 
Chambers Europe 2016

Tax litigation expert, Ireland
ITR Tax Controversy Leaders 2015, 5th edition

Shane Hogan is recommended.
European Legal 500 2015

Shane Hogan has "exceptional judgment".
European Legal 500 2015

Shane Hogan is a "renowned figure" in the corporate tax field.
Who’s Who Legal 100 2014: Corporate Tax expert

Shane Hogan is described by clients as "technically excellent, with a very strong focus on tailoring solutions to meet clients' needs".
Chambers Global & Europe 2014

The “smart, concise and phenomenally responsive” Shane Hogan elicits enthusiastic feedback: “I am comfortable I always get the very best advice from him,” states one client.
Chambers Global 2013

Shane Hogan is recognised as a leading lawyer by Best Lawyers.


Michael Smurfit Graduate Business College (Higher Diploma in Business)
University College Cork (LLB)

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