John Fisher

Director, Business tax

Areas of expertise

Tax services; global tax structuring; business acquisitions and disposals; research and development (R&D) tax credit claims; technology; partnerships.


John joined Smith & Williamson in 2011, having previously worked in the taxation departments of three other companies, including a big four firm.

With significant experience in advising companies on setting up operations both in and outside of Ireland, John also has considerable experience in assisting start-up and scale-up companies.

John advises on all taxes with a particular emphasis on corporation tax and VAT, as well as employee remuneration and partnerships.

Notable achievements

  • Has provided tax advice to Irish subsidiaries of many of the world’s leading multi-national companies and as well as many Irish companies and their shareholders.
  • Significant experience in advising technology companies through all phases.
  • Extensive experience in cross border tax matters.

Professional qualifications/memberships

A Chartered Tax Adviser of the Irish Tax Institute, he also sits on its publication editorial board.

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