More about: Ryan Killoran

>   Taxation of domestic and cross border financial instruments and investment products

>   Private equity fund formation and tax structuring for international investment funds

>   Private equity deal structuring

>   Mergers, acquisitions and reorganisations of corporate entities

>   Share scheme formation and tax advice

>   International tax planning for corporates including:

·       controlled foreign companies

·       double tax agreements

·       Financial services taxation

·       offshore acquisition financing structuring

·       foreign trusts

·       transfer pricing and thin capitalisation

>   Taxation of local and offshore trusts


>   Tax litigation, alternative dispute resolution and settlements

Ryan is an admitted attorney and spent time at PwC and Webber Wentzel advising on financial services, mergers and acquisitions and international tax matters, prior to joining Werksmans.

Qualifications include:

B Com LLB (University of Johannesburg)

Higher Diploma in Tax Law (Wits)

Higher Diploma in International Taxation (University of Johannesburg)


2015: Director, Werksmans

>   Recipient of best student award in the Higher Diploma in International Tax

>   Guest lecturer for the MCom Taxation and PG Dip International Tax courses at the University of Johannesburg


>   Guest lecturer on the South African aspects of various IBFD training courses