Andrea McNamara
Our unique ability to offer clients a fully integrated legal and tax private client service is an exciting proposal, as in today’s modern world, individuals are increasingly interested in streamlining their affairs.

Andrea McNamara

Director, Private Client Law, EY Law Ireland

Private client lawyer and tax adviser. Passionate about building strong relationships with clients. Loves running and music.

Andrea advises Irish and international individuals, families and family businesses in relation to all aspects of wealth planning, wills, trusts and succession planning. She closely collaborates with EY’s Private Client tax team to offer clients a streamlined, fully integrated legal and tax service.


She also has extensive experience advising in relation to contentious trust and estate matters and on all aspects of charity law, from advising charitable bodies to advising individuals and corporates in relation to charitable giving.


Prior to joining EY, Andrea originally qualified as a barrister and practiced at the Bar of Ireland before spending a number of years at a boutique private client law firm in Dublin.


Andrea is a solicitor, a Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA), a Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP) and a member of the committee of the Irish Branch of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).


She is ranked in the Chambers and Partners High Net Worth guide and by Who’s Who Legal. Andrea was the exclusive winner of the Lexology Client Choice 2023 award for private client in Ireland.


How is Andrea building a better working world

“I understand the deeply personal nature of private client matters to my clients. I take the time to build strong relationships and to listen to my clients’ needs and objectives so that together, we can devise a bespoke plan which will give my clients peace of mind about their future planning and will contribute to building a better, more collaborative working world.”

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