About Nexus Taxation

Nexus Taxation is a specialist financial services tax firm based in Dublin, Ireland – a leading European and global financial services and tech centre. We offer a full suite of Irish taxation advisory and compliance services to those operating in the financial services sector. We also have a particular focus and expertise in advising asset managers and Irish investment funds.

Nexus Taxation was founded and is led by Patrick McClafferty, a leading Irish tax advisor. We have become the go to independent tax advisor for many Irish and international clients. Our clients include investment funds and fund managers, financial traders, venture capitalists, aircraft and shipping lessors and other professional services firms.

favicon  Nexus Taxation is a member of the Irish Taxation Institute and Chartered Accountants Ireland.


Patrick McClafferty is a Partner at Nexus Taxation.  He is a leading financial services tax advisor and is recognised as an expert in the taxation of Irish investment funds.  Patrick also acts as an independent investment fund director. 

Patrick has over 17 years experience in the financial services tax field. Patrick is a Chartered Tax Advisor (CTA) with the Irish Taxation Institute and a Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA) with Chartered Accountants Ireland. He also holds a Masters in Accounting (MAcc) and a Bachelor’s of Commerce (BComm) from University College Dublin (UCD).

Patrick acts as an Independent Non-Executive (INED) on a number of Irish entities including regulated fund (ICAV) and Irish securitisation companies (Section 110 companies).  He is also a non-executive director of an Irish fintech business, ID-Pal.

Patrick is a member of the Irish Fund Directors Association (IFDA).  He currently holds Central Bank of Ireland Approval Controlled Functions PCF-2 (INED) and PCF-3 (Chair).

Patrick is a patron of basis.point, the Irish Fund’s industry’s initiation to assist those living in poverty and support charities which focus on education.

Patrick McClafferty

Patrick McClafferty


Ph +353 1 905 3578
Email patrickmcclafferty@nexustaxation.com