Forthcoming Tax Bar Association Conference – Tax litigation, important issues & recent developments.

03 October 2022

One of The Bar of Ireland’s newest Specialist Bar Associations, the Tax Bar Association, will hold their first Annual Conference this Saturday, 8th October, in the Distillery Building, Dublin 7

Tax litigation, important issues & recent developments, will hear from an array of experts in both the tax and legal sectors, and in particular contributions from the Chief Justice, The Hon. Mr. Justice Donal O’Donnell and The Hon. Ms. Justice Siobhan Stack.

The Tax Bar Conference will hear from:

Discussion & Analysis to include:

The Conference will include discussion and analysis of practical issues that have arisen from recent cases stated to the High Court, with invaluable contributions from the Chief Justice, The Hon. Mr. Justice Donal O’Donnell, and The Hon. Ms. Justice Siobhan Stack, of the High Court. In addition, the Chairperson to Tax Appeals Commission will present on the topic Transforming the Tax Appeals Commission.

Michael Ashe KC, and member of the Inner Bar at the Bar of Ireland, will lead a discussion on Overview of Evidential Issues, in particular practical issues arising in appeals before Tax Appeals Commission.

The topic of Jurisdiction in Tax litigation, relating to both the Tax Appeals Commission and before the Superior Courts will be considered by Grainne Clohessy SC.

The Conference will serve as an important meeting point for practitioners from across the professions, as well as stakeholders; to consider these matters in depth, and participate in panel discussion and Q&A sessions.

Ciaran Ramsey SC, Chair of the Tax Bar Association will outline the ambitions of the new Association, and the leadership role it hopes to have in respect of the tax and professional services community, and as a body to assist practitioners in on-going professional development in this niche area of law.

About the Tax Bar Association

The Tax Bar Association (TBA) was established in May 2022 as the first formal representative body for Junior and Senior Counsel who practise or possess expertise in the taxation field.  

Our forum provides specialist education to its members through seminars, conferences and breakfast briefing sessions which seek to keep attendees updated on developments in the highly specialised area of tax law. The TBA highlights to the wider community the role played by counsel in taxation and legal matters.

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