Peter Maher is a partner with A&L Goodbody, and is head of the firm’s tax department. He represents clients in every aspect of tax work, with a particular emphasis on inbound investment, cross-border financings and structuring, capital market transactions and US multinational tax planning and business restructurings.
Mr Maher is ranked as one of the 10 ‘most highly regarded’ individuals globally in corporate tax by Who’s Who Legal: Corporate Tax. In 2013 and 2015 he was named ‘Global Corporate Tax Lawyer of the Year’ in the Who’s Who Legal Awards. He is also regularly listed as a leading adviser in Euromoney’s Guide to the World’s Leading Tax Lawyers, The Legal 500, Chambers Global and PLC Which Lawyer?. ‘Top tier expert Peter Maher’ (The Legal 500 2015) ‘retains a strong reputation among market sources. He’s responsive and approachable’ (Chambers Global 2015). ‘Peter Maher is a top notch tax practitioner’ (The Legal 500 2014). ‘Peter is praised for his high level of expertise. He brings issues to our attention and keeps us abreast of any changes’ (Chambers Global 2014).
He is a former co-chair of the taxes committee of the International Bar Association and of the Irish Chapter of the International Fiscal Association. He lectures regularly, including at various IBA, IFA and ABA tax conferences, and has written extensively, including contributing chapters for The Inward Investment and International Taxation Review published by Law Business Research, The International Comparative Legal Guide to Corporate Tax published by Global Legal Group, International Tax Law (Winning Legal Strategies) by Aspatore Books, Tax Treatment of Islamic Finance Products, a Comparative Survey published by IBFD. He has also written articles for Tax Management Financial Products Report, World Securities Law Report and Finance and the Treasury weekly report. He is also one of the contributing editors of Getting the Deal Through: Tax on Inbound Investment published by Law Business Research, and one of the two Irish contributors to the Tax Management International Forum.