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NAME: David Lawless
TITLE: Head of Taxation
PRACTICE AREA: Taxation
EDUCATION: Dublin City University and the Institute of Taxation in Ireland.
PROFILE: David joined Dillon Eustace in 2004 to establish the firm's taxation department having spent the previous 17 years in PricewaterhouseCoopers where he became a tax partner in 1996. He has advised on all taxation aspects of financial services including structured finance transactions, investment management, capital markets, real estate, private equity, banking, treasury and reinsurance. He has written and spoken extensively on such topics and has participated in many public/private tax committees in Ireland to make Ireland an attractive tax location. He is a member of the tax committees of the Irish Funds Industry Association, the Alternative Investment Management Association, the Irish Debt Securities Association and the Law Society of Ireland.
“David Lawless is regarded by market observers as an authority on tax issues relating to investment funds. His practice stretches across capital markets, private equity and banking matters.” [Chambers 2011]
“David Lawless is applauded by sources for his outstanding international funds tax practice. He also posses expertise in structured finance transactions, investment management, capital markets and banking. “ [Chambers 2010]