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Grant Thornton appoints Robert Fitzgerald as new tax partner

Tax practice goes from strength to strength as the team grows in response to the needs of international and domestic clients.

Grant Thornton Ireland has appointed Robert Fitzgerald as a new tax partner. With over 15 years of experience, Robert brings a wealth of expertise to the firm and will play a critical role in expanding its asset management and financial services tax practice. Robert's addition builds on the continued growth of the firm's tax offering, led by 12 partners and supported by a team of over 300 dedicated tax professionals. His appointment follows the announcement last month of six new partners across Grant Thornton's audit and advisory practices.

Robert, a Grant Thornton alumnus, rejoins the firm with extensive experience advising on investment vehicles, real estate, financing, securitization, mergers and acquisitions, and cross-border transactions.

Speaking about joining the firm, Robert Fitzgerald, Partner in Tax at Grant Thornton, said:

“I am delighted to join Grant Thornton as the firm continues to expand its tax practice. I look forward to supporting this growth and responding to the many challenges in the market through finding real solutions for our clients. As the tax landscape continues to evolve, I will support our clients in navigating new developments across industries, specifically in the asset management and the financial services sector”.

L-R Steve Tennant (CEO), Robert Fitzgerald (Partner), Sinead Donovan (Chairperson)
L-R Steve Tennant (CEO), Robert Fitzgerald (Partner), Sinead Donovan (Chairperson)

Commenting on the appointment, Steve Tennant, Grant Thornton CEO said:

"We're delighted to have Robert rejoin our Grant Thornton team. His wealth of experience advising domestic and international clients on a wide range of tax matters adds significant depth to our team and will be a tremendous asset to our clients. This is an exciting time for Grant Thornton as we continue to grow out our tax practice, and Robert's appointment will add momentum to our firm's continued success."

Robert is a member of the Irish Taxation Institute and a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland (CAI).

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