Matheson names 13 new partners in bumper appointments round

Matheson names 13 new partners in bumper appointments round

Pictured with managing partner Michael Jackson (centre) are some of Matheson's new partners: Elaine Long, Vincent McConnon, William Foot, Kevin Gahan, Anthony Gaskin, Daniel Peart, Calum Warren, Carlo Salizzo, Sarah Jayne Hanna, Sean Scally and Ailbhe Dennehy

Matheson has announced the appointment of 13 new partners across 12 different practice areas, bringing the total number of partners and tax principals in the firm to 105.

The new partners are tax lawyer Tomás Bailey; litigation lawyers Ailbhe Dennehy, Kevin Gahan and Justin Sayers; corporate lawyers Sarah Jayne Hanna, Elaine Long, Carlo Salizzo, Seán Scally; finance and capital markets lawyers William Foot, Vincent McConnon and Daniel Peart; and asset management lawyer Anthony Gaskin.

Michael Jackson, managing partner of Matheson, said: “As Ireland’s largest law firm, Ireland’s top performing M&A firm for 2021, and Ireland’s number one funds law practice for the 11th year in a row, Matheson continues to grow and expand.

“We’re also incredibly proud to have been named the D&I Law Firm of the Year for 2021 at the Irish Law Awards, and to have become the first organisation in Ireland to retain the Irish Centre for Diversity’s ‘Investors in Diversity’ Gold Standard Award, two recent examples of the success of our Impactful Business Programme.”

Mr Jackson continued: “The combination of our innovative and sophisticated internationally focused client base and our proven commitment to our talent development strategy makes Matheson an attractive place to work.

“We are a business in which expertise and collaboration is recognised and rewarded at all levels and one which has fully embraced a new hybrid working model which has been designed in consultation with our colleagues across the firm.

“I congratulate our new partners on their appointments and look forward to working with them in their new roles as they continue to deliver for our clients and to mentor and develop the Matheson partners and leaders of the future.”

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