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Caroline Austin, Associate Tax Lawyer

Caroline Austin works as an Associate Tax Lawyer with Matheson. Her role involves advising on tax planning and corporate restructuring at a national and international level. Caroline studied law at Trinity College Dublin and is a qualified solicitor and an AITI Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA).
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