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john Gleeson

grant Thornton


John Gleeson is a Grant Thornton partner and head of the firm’s Media Practice.

One of Ireland’s foremost experts on Section 481 and global financing, John specializes in the media sector, having raised finance and advised on a broad range of transactions – including a number of large international television series, animation series for the US market and numerous feature films.

Gleeson has over 19 years commercial experience in providing tax advice to individuals and corporates across a broad range of issues and tax heads. He has considerable experience in advising high net worth individuals and owner managed businesses in Ireland and abroad. At this interesting time for Europe and the world in the aftermath of Britain’s decision to leave the EU John Gleeson will contribute to our Brexit panel as well as discussing global financing of content in his keynote address.