Gillian Conway

Associate Director, Tax
(ACA, CTA)

Gillian has recently joined Cooney Carey as an associate director in the tax team.  

Gillian has over ten years’ experience in tax practice and works with clients across many sectors including in the motor industry, hospitality, manufacturing and in property and construction. She provides both personal and corporate tax advice to companies and their shareholders and has also worked with a number of Ireland’s high wealth families in relation to wealth protection and succession planning matters. In addition, she has assisted a number of foreign groups and investors set up operations in Ireland.

Some of Gillian’s recent work includes advising on the sale of an Irish medtech company, the restructuring of a large Irish corporate group, debt refinancing matters and a number of gift and inheritance tax planning matters.

Gillian’s specialist areas include:

Corporate Reorganisations and Restructuring | Inward & Outward Investment | Sale of Business | Private Client Tax Matters | Trust and Succession Planning | Residence and Domicile | Capital Acquisitions Tax

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Favourite expression?
“Go with your gut”
Most likely to be seen reading?
Although I'd like to say anything by John Steinbeck, these days its more likely to be from the pre-school range.  Julia Donaldson's books are a big hit in our house right now.
The Movie of Your Life – who’d play you?
- (wishfully thinking) Julia Roberts
Where you’ll never see Gillian?
On a golf course!
Happy Place?
Anywhere at all with my favourite people in tow, my husband and two girls, but the peace of driving somewhere on my own while listening to my favourite podcast (Dax Shepard's Armchair Expert) is pretty great too.
Desert Island Disc(s)?
Anything folk rock from Tracy Chapman's debut album to David Gray's "White Ladder" and a bit of Béyonce thrown in for good measure.
That Thing You’d Save in a Fire?
Our dog, Abi, but in fairness she'd probably be out of there before I would be!
Gillian IRL (In Real Life)
With two young girls, life is fairly hectic but in the best possible way.  I love to cook and bake, with varying degrees of success, but mainly love to have family and friends over for food and chats.  In another life, I would have loved to have my own little neighbourhood café - You never know, life's not over yet!