Former Director of Tax at Paddy Power Betfair joins McCann FitzGerald
Alan Heuston, former Director of Tax at Paddy Power Betfair Plc, has joined McCann FitzGerald as a partner in the firm’s Tax Group.
Alan has extensive experience in advising clients on the tax aspects of mergers and acquisitions, reorganisations, restructurings, migrations, capital markets, financial products, banking, and a wide range of other international and domestic tax matters. He has significant first- hand experience in the regulation and taxation of the betting and gaming sector in Ireland.
As Director of Tax at Paddy Power Betfair Plc, Alan was responsible for managing the group’s tax affairs across multiple jurisdictions and in setting and implementing the group’s overall tax strategy.
Barry Devereux, Managing Partner, McCann FitzGerald, said: “I am delighted to welcome Alan Heuston as a partner in McCann FitzGerald’s Tax Group. His appointment will significantly strengthen the expertise and experience that we offer clients. Alan’s industry experience means that he is uniquely positioned when it comes to understanding client issues and in providing practical advice to client problems. We know Alan will be an excellent addition to our market-leading tax practice.”
Alan is an Irish solicitor, a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland (ICAI) and a Chartered Tax Advisor (CTA) with the Institute of Tax in Ireland.