Jonathan Sheehan

Jonathan Sheehan

Partner

T +353 1 470 6639
M +353 87 676 9170
E jonathan.sheehan@walkersglobal.com

Practice Areas

Jonathan is based in Walkers' Ireland office where he is a partner and head of the Tax Group.

Jonathan advises across tax heads on all manner of financial, corporate and real estate transactions. In addition to advising on capital markets, investment funds and real estate work, Jonathan also has extensive experience in advising on international tax reporting obligations, corporate migrations, cross-border mergers and loan portfolio sales and acquisitions.

Jonathan has acted for a wide range of domestic and international clients, including publicly listed companies, financial institutions, private equity providers, fund managers and administrators, and Irish State bodies.

Prior to joining Walkers, Jonathan worked in a big five law firm in Dublin where he was a partner in the firm's Tax practice.

Admitted In:
Ireland

Qualifications:
Bachelor of Laws (LLB), Trinity College Dublin
Masters of Laws (LLM) (Commercial), Cambridge University
Diploma in Applied Finance Law, Law Society of Ireland
AITI Chartered Tax Adviser

2017 Legal 500 - Recommended Lawyer.

2017 Chambers Europe – (Tax) A Notable Practitioner. "Head of department Jonathan Sheehan is described by sources as 'user-friendly.' One client notes he is 'very strong in the area of real estate taxation' and that he has 'good technical skills allied with a commercial approach'."

2017 World Tax – "We have had a great experience with Jonathan Sheehan at Walkers and use the firm almost exclusively for tax advice in transactions we do in Ireland. He is very fast, user friendly and commercial and we would definitely use him again."

2016 Chambers Europe – (Tax) A Notable Practitioner. "According to sources, Jonathan Sheehan is "a big-picture person who has great corporate experience, which is advantageous when putting things into practice. He is a really smart guy who offers a good mix of technical and practical."

2016 Legal 500 - Recommended Individual: "Walkers Ireland ‘provides a top-quality service’."

2016 World Tax - "He regularly advises US listed multinational corporations on corporate migrations and inversions...A client says: "we have worked with them on a few Irish deals and I have found the tax advice excellent. Jonathan Sheehan there is very responsive, knowledgeable and pragmatic".

2015 Chambers Global - "Jonathan Sheehan receives wide-ranging praise from clients, who say: "He is a hard-working, brilliantly minded lawyer." He has recently acted on a number of major tax cases, notably in the pharmaceutical sphere."

2014 Chambers Global - "He has a growing reputation in the area and his practice encompasses the tax aspects of M&A, structured finance and real estate."

He has lectured on Irish Tax Institute diploma courses and has written and contributed to articles on tax related issues in various publications including International Tax Review, PLC and IBFD publications.

Member of the Incorporated Law Society of Ireland

Member of the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association

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