Aisling qualified as a solicitor in 1993 and is also admitted to the Roll of Solicitors in Northern Ireland, having practised there from 1993 to 1997.
Areas of Practice
- Wills and Probate
- Estate Planning
- Trusts and Taxation
- Elderly Care
Aisling has particular expertise in taxation, estate and succession planning, probate and administration of estates; she gained considerable experience in these areas while she practised as a specialist tax consultant with the largest accountancy firm in Ireland (initially in Belfast and subsequently in Dublin). Born in Kerry but “adopted” by Galway, Aisling completed her BA and LLB degrees at University College Galway (now NUIG) and she also holds a first class honours Masters degree in law from The Queen’s University of Belfast and a Diploma in Property Tax from The Law Society of Ireland. Aisling is a member of STEP (the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners).
While in Belfast Aisling was a part time lecturer in employment law with The Queen’s University of Belfast and tutored in succession law and taxation with the Northern Ireland Institute of Professional Legal Studies. She was also at that time a sub-editor of the Bulletin of Northern Ireland Law.
Utilising her depth of general and specialist expertise, Aisling works principally in the areas of capital taxes – capital acquisitions tax, capital gains tax and stamp duty; will and trust drafting; administration of estates; tax compliance; pre and post death estate planning; commercial and residential conveyancing; and charities law and regulation.
In an agency capacity, Aisling acts for many firms in Northern Ireland, Britain and other jurisdictions in administering estate assets in The Republic of Ireland and in advising on the complicated issues of double taxation and international tax planning