Revenge of the “dorky types”: Jeanne Kelly on tech, privacy, IP law and Browne Jacobson
Jeanne Kelly's specialism in technology, IP and data law once placed her in a small niche – until multinationals made Dublin a global tech centre. Now a founding partner of Browne Jacobson in Ireland, she discusses competition among law firms, GDPR and challenging the legal white boys' club.
11th Aug, 2022 - 8 min read
“Victimisation, defamation and termination of employment” – The law firm, the “rainmaker” and the exit deal tax battle
A lawyer at a blue-chip firm reached a settlement after claiming he was “victimised and defamed” when he raised internal concerns. In a dispute that has implications for hundreds of other partnerships, a separate battle emerged over its tax treatment.
23rd Sep, 2021 - 10 min read
Shelters, structures, and service companies: How law firms caught the eye of the Irish tax authority
The Revenue Commissioners are examining a number of cases where partners in law firms have lowered their income tax bills by sheltering profits in service companies. How does it work? And what happens next?