Technology

Ireland is the tech capital of Europe, being home to nine of the ten top US technology firms, and thousands of software companies from emerging start-ups and small businesses, to established multi-nationals.

Our specialist Technology advisors combine knowledge of the local market with International expertise to deliver forward-thinking solutions to clients, designed to take full advantage of opportunities in a growing sector.

Technology Challenges

Companies investing in research and development (R&D) create long-term value for Ireland, whilst benefiting from returns for their business.

Our team of experts can assist you in identifying the incentives such as R&D tax credits, as well as government grants and funding.

HLB Sheehan Quinn can also support with R&D business process management and liaising with key stakeholders including state bodies, and regulatory authorities within the sector.

Innovation creates value and accelerates change, making Intellectual Property (IP) issues all the more challenging for ambitious companies that are driving the industry forward.

Our team of experts provide clients with strategic business analysis and regulatory guidance to ensure their assets are protected and effectively monetised.

R&D

Companies investing in research and development (R&D) create long-term value for Ireland, whilst benefiting from returns for their business.

Our team of experts can assist you in identifying the incentives such as R&D tax credits, as well as government grants and funding.

HLB Sheehan Quinn can also support with R&D business process management and liaising with key stakeholders including state bodies, and regulatory authorities within the sector.

Intellectual Property

Innovation creates value and accelerates change, making Intellectual Property (IP) issues all the more challenging for ambitious companies that are driving the industry forward.

Our team of experts provide clients with strategic business analysis and regulatory guidance to ensure their assets are protected and effectively monetised.

Our Experts

Darran Woods

An Associate of Chartered Accountants Ireland and an AITI Chartered Tax Advisor, CTA, Darran advises a wide range of clients on a range of issues specialising in outsourcing. A graduate of UCD Michael Smurfit Business School, Darran also holds a Masters in Accounting.

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Bruce Stanley

A Fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland and an AITI Chartered Tax Advisor, CTA, Bruce has over 15 years' experience in practice.

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Darran Woods

Accounts & Outsourcing Partner

An Associate of Chartered Accountants Ireland and an AITI Chartered Tax Advisor, CTA, Darran advises a wide range of clients on a range of issues specialising in outsourcing. A graduate of UCD Michael Smurfit Business School, Darran also holds a Masters in Accounting.

Darran services a broad client base from sole traders to group corporate entities offering business services to maximise business efficiencies.

In addition, Darran is a statutory auditor and has wide expertise in consultancy services such as finance proposals, mergers and acquisitions, due diligence, budgeting and cash flow, and business valuations. Darran is also a strategic advisor for many owner-managed and family businesses in their path towards growth and success.

Bruce Stanley

Tax Consulting Partner

A Fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland and an AITI Chartered Tax Advisor, CTA, Bruce has over 15 years' experience in practice. Bruce has experience across all tax heads, specialising in corporate structuring and personal tax planning for entrepreneurs and owner managed businesses.

Bruce has a strong client focus providing bespoke commercial tax solutions to suit individual needs in areas such as business expansion, efficient cash extraction, employee incentivisation schemes and succession planning.

Bruce has presented on a variety of taxation matters both in Ireland and at European conferences on topics such as EU VAT case law, the Irish Holding Company regime, personal tax planning and tax efficient business investment.

Bruce has experience of advising across a broad range of sectors including Hotels and Leisure, Property Investment, Arts & Entertainment, Professional Services, Medical and Retail. With a keen interest in the arts and entertainment sector, Bruce serves as a board member of both Graphic Studio Dublin, Ireland's oldest fine art print studio and Rough Magic Theatre Company, Ireland’s leading independent theatre company.

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