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Shane Hogan has "exceptional judgment".

European Legal 500


Shane Hogan is a partner and Head of the Tax Department at Matheson. He is a member of the firm's International Business Group and US Business Group. Shane advises international corporations doing business in and from Ireland on all aspects of corporate tax. His main focus is in inward investment projects, cross border tax planning and corporate restructurings as well as mergers and acquisitions on an international and national level. Shane also advises on Irish stamp duty matters particularly in the context of global reorganisations.

Shane frequently publishes articles in leading tax journals and is co-author of the Irish Chapter of the IBFD's publication on Transfer Pricing.

Shane was Chairman of the Irish branch of the International Fiscal Association from 2006 to 2010 and remains an active Committee member.

Shane is both a qualified solicitor and chartered accountant and is a member of the Law Society of Ireland, the International Bar Association, the Irish Taxation Institute and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland.

Experience Highlights

Shane is standing tax counsel to numerous international corporations in respect of their Irish operations.  Tax is a sensitive matter and, accordingly, details of the restructuring projects on which Shane has advised cannot be detailed herein.  However, recent transactions on which Shane and his team have advised include, in broad terms:

  • Advising Fortune 100 US corporations on group-wide international restructurings.
  • Representation of numerous international corporations on their establishment in Ireland.
  • Substantial integration projects pre- and post-mergers and acquisitions for various international clients.
  • On-going strategic advice for a range of international corporations including in relation to cash and dividend repatriation strategies.

"Shane Hogan and Brian Doohan in particular have been exceptional throughout my work with them."
Tax: The European Legal 500 2022

Shane Hogan is "a highly valued resource and an expert in his field."
Chambers Europe 2022

Shane Hogan is named a Tax Leading Advisor.
World Tax 2022

Shane Hogan "is very good at understanding the big picture of arguments and the consequences of any action or non-action. He has a strong knowledge of the Irish legal system and provides confidence in making the right decisions. He is also very friendly and easy to work with."
Chambers Europe 2021

Shane Hogan is praised by clients, who state: "His knowledge of Irish tax law and the ever-changing tax environment is unsurpassed."
Tax: Chambers Europe 2020

Shane Hogan is named a leading individual.
Tax: European Legal 500 2020

Shane Hogan is recommended.
European Legal 500 2020

Shane Hogan is named a leading individual.
European Legal 500 2020

“Shane Hogan provides exceptional counsel and support”
Chambers Europe 2018 

Shane Hogan is recommended.
European Legal 500 2019

Recognised for Tax Law
Best Lawyers Ireland 2019 edition

Recognised for Tax Law
Best Lawyers Ireland 2018 edition

Corporate Tax Expert
Who's Who Legal 2017

Shane Hogan is recognised as a leading lawyer by Best Lawyers.


Michael Smurfit Graduate Business College (Higher Diploma in Business)

University College Cork (LLB)