Dream Trade are a boutique company that provide services in the following areas:

International Trade & Compliance

We help to streamline the transaction process to reduce costs. Our customers have attained returns on capital in excess of 1000%

Finance & Tax

We provide companies with a one-stop-shop approach to their entire financial and trade requirements

Why Dream Trade?

  • Professionally Qualified People
  • Proven Track Record
  • Low Cost alternative to Big 4 with over 60 years cumulative experience in provision of trade solutions.
  • We work in-house with people.  Our programs are implemented into your operation.  We complete full traiing to effect knowledge transfer.
  • Umbrella company providing one-stop-shop solutions in Trade, Finance and law.

Our Commitment to You.

  • 100% customer satisfaction by providing quality services at a low cost
  • Establish long-term partnerships in delivering solutions.  All of our clients come from referrals.  All of our growth is organic.
  • We always put our customers first and offer a safe-pair-of hands in protecting and defending clients interests.
  • Optimum savings, minimal costs.

Proven Track Record

Please refer to some of the following case studies in the industries where we have clients (referees available on request)

1. Pharma / Bio-Pharma

  • Delivered detailed compliance solutions to largest Bio-Pharma Campus in the world
  • Estimated cost savings = 2% of Cost of Savings (qualified)
  • Referred to sister sites
  • Initiated project to eradicate Trapped Tax
  • Successful Reclaim application

2.  Medical Devices

  • Delivered EMEA Compliance Program
  • Savings to 7 figure sums
  • Attainment & Implementation of customs regimes in PCC and Customs Warehouse
  • Implementation of Trade Strategy for distribution hub on mainland Europe
  • Successfully passed of customs audits over 12 year period

3. Telecommunications / Electronic

  • Delivery of EMEA compliance program
  • Tax savings of 7 figures (qualified)
  • Successful application & implementation of customs regimes
  • Awarded Supplier Standards of Excellence by Global Trade & Tax division
  • Awarded project management of specific logistics projects

4. Computers / Software

  • Delivered EMEA Compliance program
  • Successfully completed customs audits
  • Tax savings to 7 figures
  • Development of software for EU and US license determination for exports
  • Completion of care program for compliance with US Export Administration Regulations.

5.  Aviation / Automotive

  • Successful application for EU tariff Suspension with EU Commission
  • Tax savings to 7 figures
  • Successful Application of Customs Regimes including End Use certification
  • Identification of Tax Reclaims to 6 figures
  • Implementation of internal control programs into existing operations

6.   Food & Beverage

  • Successful application for Customs Excise Tax Warehouse
  • Agree licensing procedure for importation of animal origin product
  • Successful qualification and management of alcohol exemptions for use in manufacturing processes.
  • Calculation and reduction of Bond requirements for Tax warehouses

Meet the team....

Our specialists have a wealth of experience across a variety of sectors.
Joe D'Arcy

Joe D'Arcy

Director, Solicitor (Non Practising)

Higher National Diploma in Business and Finance - VTEC.
Bachelor of Business Studies Degree - National University of Ireland.
Solicitor (Non Practising)
20 years experience in the provision of compliance solutions in International Trade across the business spectrum.

John O'Shaughnessy

John O'Shaughnessy

Business Development Manager

40 years experience working in Customs and Excise at both operational and management level.
Extensive experience as head of the Trade Facilitation Unit in Shannon Free Zone with responsibility for all Customs Procedures and their impact on business.
Revenue liaison officer with Shannon Free Airport Development Company providing:
(a) expert customs advice on new businesses in Shannon Free Zone.
(b) outlining customs control procedures for new export processing zones in developing countries.

Niall Garvey

Niall Garvey

Practising Accountant and Registered Auditor. Specialising in assisting high potential start-up companies.
Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland.
15 years international financial experience as manager with pricewaterhousecoopers in Dublin, London and Chicago.
Post Graduate Diploma in IT.

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Joe D'Arcy

+ 353 (0)86 8206540





Hillside, Tulligmore, Ballinhassig, Co Cork.

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