David Burke joins Irish Law Firm, Mason Hayes & Curran, as Tax Partner
Mason Hayes & Curran have announced the appointment of David Burke as a Partner in their tax team. The team works with overseas counsel on complex transactions using Ireland as a platform for global economic activity.
Mr Burke was previously a senior manager with Macquarie Bank.
He joins existing tax partners John Gulliver and Robert Henson.
For Credit Suisse on their ‘Titan Europe’ commercial mortgage backed securitisation (CMBS) programme using Irish issuer vehicles
For Citigroup, Deerfield, CQS and JP Morgan on collateralised loan obligation (CLO) transactions involving Irish and other issuers
For Barclays on proposals to acquire a portfolio of German distressed debt
For UBS as arrangers of a securitisation of UK ground rents
For Swiss Re and Munich Re on their catastrophe bond programmes
For banks and hedge funds on derivative, repo and stock lending transactions
Developing structures for an investment bank to acquire various assets, including mobile telecommunication towers located in Ireland and pan-European car leasing portfolios
For Barclays, RBS, HBOS and Lloyds, writing finance and operating leases of ships and aircraft and the subsequent hive-down and disposal of the lease portfolios
Assisted counsel on the leading tax case of BMBF v Mawson (disputed claim by Barclays for capital allowances on Bord Gais’ gas interconnector)