AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Funds & Investment Management
Maples Group Recognised by Bloomberg for its Expertise in International Tax
Maples and Calder Recognised for Seven Airfinance Deal of the Year Awards
Maples and Calder Advises Avolon on Sale to China's Bohai in $7.6bn Deal
Maples and Calder Advises First ICAV Registration with Central Bank of Ireland
2003 – Admitted as a solicitor in Ireland
2004 – Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales (not practising as an English solicitor)
Chambers and Partners note William as a "pre-eminent tax lawyer". Legal Business' Ireland report has featured him as one of the next generation of star partners to watch. William has also been recommended by Legal 500 and Who's Who Legal 2018.
William is a contributor to various newspapers and legal publications on tax matters for Irish funds and other vehicles. He speaks on the tax changes for fund vehicles at our annual Maples Insights sessions. Will is experienced in international structures and regularly works with international law and accounting firms on technical issues, such as the classification of ICAVs. Will regularly represents financial services clients in Revenue disputes, including audits and enquiries and led the settlement one of the largest Revenue cases in recent years.
COVID-19 Ireland Update: Tax Residence Considerations In Light Of COVID-19 Travel Restrictions
Cayman Islands and the EU List of Non-Cooperative Tax Jurisdictions
Irish Finance Act 2019 - Enactment of the EU Mandatory Disclosure of Cross-Border Arrangements Directive (DAC6)
Funds and Investment Management Update - Ireland and Luxembourg - Q4 2019
Irish Finance Act 2019 – A Practical Guide
Irish Finance Bill 2019 - Update for International Investors