Tax Associate


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Dublin, Ireland



The role


We are currently recruiting for an Associate to join DLA Piper's global Tax Group, to be based in Dublin. 

The team works with multinational companies addressing the complex challenges of international commerce and
business operations as well as managing and resolving tax disputes. The team in Dublin has expanded rapidly and is looking for an ambitious, entrepreneurial tax professional to join the team to drive further growth.
Our global Tax Group assists clients in structuring a wide range of transactions including IP planning, financing
structures, international corporate reorganisations and cross border mergers and acquisitions. We provide these
international tax services while at the same time offering clients the benefits of the attorney-client and work-product

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to draw upon the experience of colleagues in numerous areas of
law, including intellectual property and technology, corporate and finance, real estate, employment and employee


Working as part of our highly regarded global team, candidates will enjoy a broad diet of work that will cover our core
services including; 

  • International tax and cross border planning 
  • Transfer pricing 
  • Mergers, acquisitions, demergers and floatations 
  • Employment tax
  • Real estate tax 
  • Tax litigation


We do not set upper or lower limits of PQE for any of our vacancies. We have however given an indicative PQE as an
approximate guide for applicants. Candidates who have between 1 and 3 years PQE are likely to have the right level of
knowledge and have gained the right level of experience needed to be able to undertake this role. The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a professional qualification in tax, accountancy or law
  • Have experience working with multinational clients
  • Have experience working in a professional tax environment
  • Possess strong technical skills, with an international awareness and focus to their work
  • Be able to demonstrate an excellent academic record and the ability to manage more junior team members
  • Be  able  to  create  and  deliver  sustainable,  high  quality  client  service  whilst  also  considering  client’s  wider business objectives; and
  • Be keen to get involved in business development and help drive the Irish practice forward

Our Tax Group is a truly international practice with an established track record of growth and development.  Career
prospects for the right candidates are excellent.



DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world. We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, as well as government and public sector bodies.


In everything we do connected with our People, our Clients and our Communities, we live by these values:

  • Be Supportive – we are compassionate and inclusive, valuing diversity and acting thoughtfully
  • Be Collaborative - we are proactive, passionate team players investing in our relationships
  • Be Bold - we are fearless and inquisitive, challenging ourselves to think big and find creative new solutions
  • Be Exceptional - we are strategic and driven, exceeding standards and expectations


At DLA Piper, diversity and inclusion underpins how we live our values and everything we do.  We believe that everyone has a voice, and that everyone’s voice counts. We know that the rich diversity across our firm makes us stronger, more innovative and creative, which helps us to better serve our clients and communities. We are committed to providing an inclusive working environment and culture across our global firm, where everyone can bring their authentic self to work.

Diversity of perspective, thought, background and culture combine to make us the leading global law firm; that’s why we actively seek to build balanced teams. We welcome the unique contribution that you will bring to our firm and actively encourage applications from all talented people – however your talent is packaged, whatever your background or circumstance and regardless of how you identify.

We support anyone with a disability or long term health condition to ensure they have the opportunity to perform at their best. If you have not done so already, please let us know if you require any support so we can make the right adjustments and considerations should they be required.


We recognise that people have responsibilities and interests outside of their career and that as a business, we all benefit from working flexibly. That's why we are open to discussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to support requests for agile working arrangements.


In the event that we make an offer to you, and where local legislation permits, we will conduct pre-engagement screening checks that may include but are not limited to your professional and academic qualifications, your eligibility to work in the relevant jurisdiction, any criminal records, your financial stability and references from previous employers.