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.