Linklaters tax partner jumps ship for Arthur Cox

Linklaters tax partner Conor Hurley is set to quit for top Irish firm Arthur Cox. Hurley will head up Arthur Cox’s tax department, which the firm is looking to build up.

James O’Dwyer, Chairman of Arthur Cox, said: “Conor has an exceptional reputation, both in Ireland and internationally, as a leading tax specialist. His appointment underlines the firm’s continuing focus on tax as a key element of our client service offering and further enhances the capabilities of our tax department.”

Hurley will be based in Ireland.