Ciaran Medlar

Ciarán Medlar

Partner, BDO Dublin

Leisure, Tourism & Hospitality

Private Client Tax | Sports Advisory Unit

Executive summary

Ciarán is the Partner in charge of Private Client Services in BDO Ireland. Ciarán has over 35 years’ experience advising clients on their taxation and financial affairs.



Ciarán is a Tax Partner and also leads the BDO Sports Advisory Unit. BDO is the first and only Irish professional services firm to have a dedicated sports unit which advises sports professionals, clubs and National Governing Bodies. Within this role, Ciarán advises on all aspects of their financial and commercial planning. He also advises a number of high net worth entertainers and musicians on their Irish and global tax affairs.

In addition, Ciarán provides strategic and compliance advice to business owners, entrepreneurs, professionals and a variety of private clients.

Ciarán has contributed numerous articles on tax issues to the Irish Tax Review and other professional publications. He worked with the Irish Revenue Commissioners from 1985 until 1990 when he moved to private practice. Ciarán has extensive experience in advising on all aspects of Revenue relationships and audits.

Ciarán is a member of the Irish Taxation Institute and serves on a joint Institute/Revenue Liaison Committee.