Kevin Devenney Director – Tax Dublin, City Quay +353 (0)1 4332 438


Kevin joined Grant Thornton in 2014, having previously worked for a Big Four firm. He advised on all areas of VAT with a particular focus on the property and consumer business sectors. He also advised various government bodies.

Sector experience

Kevin’s client portfolio includes Irish and overseas listed multinationals, government bodies and large indigenous Irish companies. These clients span the property, food, sporting, financial services and retail sectors. He has considerable expertise advising clients on all aspects of VAT on property transactions including the purchase and sale of commercial and residential developments, investor led transactions and the sale of distressed assets where a receiver/liquidator has been appointed. He also has experience advising government bodies on mergers, the VAT treatment of their supplies, VAT processes and maximising their VAT recovery position.

Presentations and publications

Kevin is co-author of VAT on Property, the leading text on Irish VAT on Property, published by the Irish Taxation Institute.

He has also presented widely on VAT matters, published various articles on VAT and contributes to the delivery of the Tax Institute’s Indirect Tax education programme.

  • Member of the Irish Tax Institute (AITI)
  • Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (CAI
  • Chartered Tax Advisor (CTA) and Chartered Accountant (ACA)