Tipp McKnight and its partners ranked in Chamber & Partners 2014

chambers - bothMichael O’Connor and Ursula Tipp of Tipp McKnight Solicitors are ranked among the top lawyers by the Global and European Editions of Chambers & Partners 2014, along with the firm Tipp McKnight itself.

Michael O’Connor is recognised on Chambers & Partners 2014 as a ‘Senior Statesman’ among Irish tax lawyers and ranks with the top tax lawyers in the country in Band 2 of the discipline. Chambers & Partners 2014 describes him as having an “amazing reputation, particularly for stamp duty. He is active on tax committees and is exceptionally well regarded by sources.”

Ursula Tipp is ranked as one of the four top German Tax experts based abroad in the Global edition and also ranks in Band 3 of Irish tax experts, where she is described as “highly regarded for her expertise in German tax law” and “is currently the Vice-President of the German – Irish Lawyers and Business Association.”

Guest Appearance on “Tonight with Ivan Yates”

photo-national-concert-hallOn 16 June 2014, on the TV show “Tonight with Ivan Yates”, Ursula and other guests discussed Ireland’s tax system.

Ursula pointed out the dangers which corporation tax increases pose to Ireland’s status as an investment location and to domestic employment, citing an OECD study which showed that for every 1% increase in the corporation tax rate, a corresponding 3.7% reduction is triggered in foreign direct investment.