Martin Lacey


Martin is a fellow of the Irish Institute of Chartered Accountants (1991). He is also a fully qualified member of the Irish Taxation Institute (1992).



Martin has over 25 years experience in all Irish taxes including corporate, employee and transactions taxes. His primary focus, apart from having overall responsibility for the tax affairs of the firm's client base, is on advising foreign companies about the advantages (particularly tax advantages) of Ireland for inward investment.

Prior to establishing Lacey Consulting, Martin was National Lead Tax Partner with RSM Robson Rhodes LLP, a top 15 firm based in Dublin and the UK. Martin began his career with Price Waterhouse, where he trained and subsequently worked as a Senior Tax Advisor.

In 1995 he joined a local Irish firm, Gorman AGN and was admitted to the partnership of that firm in 1997. Gorman AGN merged with RSM Robson Rhodes in May 2004, upon which, Martin was appointed to lead the combined firm's tax practice in Dublin. Martin occasionally contributes articles to Irish press media and international business publications. 

Diarmuid Farrell


Diarmuid is a fully qualified member of the Irish Taxation Institute (2009). 



Diarmuid has responsibility for managing the tax affairs of the firm's corporate and private client base. He has over 15 years experience in dealing with Irish tax on behalf of clients. He has advised high net worth individuals and owners of private businesses on a range of tax issues arising from sales and restructuring of businesses, estate planning, emigration from Ireland and taking up residence in Ireland. Diarmuid’s other areas of expertise include advising on VAT, Revenue Interventions and Succession Planning.


Diarmuid is also responsible for the firm's company secretarial compliance work.

Prior to joining Lacey Consulting, Diarmuid worked with RSM Robson Rhodes LLP. He had previously worked in banking and this experience is of assistance to many of our international clients in relation to their cross-border financial requirements.