Ted McGrath

Tax Partner with William Fry Tax Advisors Ltd

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Ted is Partner with William Fry Tax Advisors and head of the Financial Services Tax team. He has over 20 years experience providing tax advice to businesses operating in the financial services industry, with a particular focus on those in the investment management sector.

He spent several years working in the UK and has extensive knowledge of the international financial services industry. In addition to the investment management sector, he advises clients on a wide range of financial services transactions across all financial services sectors including banking, leasing, group treasury, securitisation, insurance/reinsurance etc. He helps clients understand the international tax consequences of transactions and how they impact on their business (and in many cases the impact on investors also). 

Ted is the head of the FS service line for Taxand.

Ted is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland. He is a regular speaker on financial services tax related matters and has written extensively in industry journals and tax publications.

Client say "Ted is super commercial; he is able to take something dense and complex and simplify it succinctly." Chambers Europe 2021

"Ted is the best in the industry. He is practical and pragmatic and makes the complex simple. His unique skills and professionalism differentiate William Fry in the marketplace." Legal 500 EMEA 2021

According to clients, Ted McGrath offers "practical, concise, sound and logical commercial advice," with another client stating they "turn first to Martin Phelan and Ted McGrath at William Fry." Chambers Europe 2020

"McGrath gives very pragmatic and direct advice," reports one pleased client, adding: "He can weigh up the commercial aspects of the deal." Chambers Global 2019