Pascal Brennan is a partner at Deloitte Ireland and serves as national indirect tax leader. He has more than 30 years' experience, and having worked with both the Revenue Commissioners and in private practice, is uniquely placed to bring insight from both sides to any dispute. This knowledge can help to facilitate settlement of complex tax disputes without litigation.
Pascal also has market-leading experience in tax litigation and has brought tax disputes for clients to all levels of the Irish tax appeals system. This experience can aid in negotiations with regulators which may result in favourable out-of-court settlements in otherwise intractable situations at stages of the tax appeals process.
Pascal advises organisations doing business in all industries in Ireland, including many of the world's leading brand names.
Deloitte & Touche House
Donal Kennedy, Deloitte Ireland, is a solicitor and director in the indirect tax group in Dublin. He has more than 25 years' experience in VAT consultancy and planning, including 10 years' experience with the Revenue Commissioners specialising in VAT.
Donal advises a wide range of large corporations, public bodies, and private clients. He is the author of VAT on Property, the definitive Irish textbook on this area, published by the Irish Taxation Institute.
Donal is also a member and former chairman of The Law Society Taxation Committee. He represents the Law Society on the Tax Administration Liaison Committee (VAT Sub-Committee), and lectures for a number of bodies, including The Law Society and the Irish Taxation Institute. He has also published papers in relation to a number of areas of VAT.
William Fry Tax Advisors, Taxand Ireland
Dermot O'Brien & Associates