Aisling Burke

Aisling Burke | Tax Law | Inward Investment | Arthur Cox


Aisling is a partner in the Tax group of Arthur Cox and advises multinationals and corporate clients on tax structuring, inward investment and the tax aspects of a wide variety of transactions including mergers and acquisitions (both public and private), migrations, reorganisations and financing arrangements. Aisling also advises banks, insurance companies, investment funds and asset management companies on financial services taxation including advice on debt issuance programmes, structured finance, derivatives and securitisation transactions.  Aisling has extensive experience of dealing with the Irish Revenue Commissioners in contentious and non-contentious matters.


  • Acting for Johnson & Johnson affiliate Codman Neuro on its acquisition of Neuravi Limited
  • Advising Meridian Global Services on the sale of Merdian VAT Reclaim to VAT IT
  • Advising Dawn Meats on the tax aspects of its proposed investment with Dunbia Group
  • Advising Emerald Investment Partners Limited on the sale of Carechoice Limited to InfraVia Capital Partners
  • Advising a number of US and UK publicly traded clients and private equity funds on establishing Irish SPVs and QIAIFs to hold a variety of asset classes, including loans and life settlement portfolios
  • Acting for purchasers of distressed loans from NAMA and other entities.
  • Advising Allergan plc on its proposed €150 billion merger with Pfizer Inc.
  • Advising Covidien plc on its $43 billion takeover by Medtronic plc
  • Advising Centrica plc on the acquisition from Bord Gáis of its Irish gas and electricity supply business and a power station
  • Advising Actavis plc on its $25 billion acquisition of Forest Laboratories
  • Bachelor of Actuarial and Financial Studies (BAFS), 2004, University College Dublin
  • Admitted as a solicitor, 2009
  • AITI Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA), 2009