Matheson

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Matheson, Ireland's largest law firm by headcount, has been authorised to operate as a limited liability partnership (LLP). The firm is the last of Ireland's major law firms to take advantage of the legal structure made available for the first time in 2019.

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Matheson has announced the appointment of Niall Collins and Karen Sheil as partners. Mr Collins joins the firm as partner and head of Matheson's EU, competition and regulatory law group, while Ms Sheil has joined Matheson as a partner in the commercial real estate department.

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Law student Kariba Dawson has been named as the winner of Matheson's Cara Scholarship, awarded in association with Trinity College Dublin (TCD). Named in honour of late Matheson partner and TCD alumni Cara O’Hagan, and delivered as part of Matheson’s impactful business programme, the sch

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Taoiseach Micheál Martin joined Matheson at the official opening of its new state-of-the-art premises in Cork, located at Penrose Dock in the heart of the city centre. The new riverside office, incorporating a mixture of shared offices, shared desk zones, staff canteen, client lounge and clie

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Law student Patrick Schofield has been named as the inaugural winner of the corporate law bursary named in memory of late Matheson partner and former chairperson Tim Scanlon. Delivered as part of Matheson’s impactful business programme and open to undergraduate and postgraduate law students, t

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Matheson has announced the appointment of corporate partners Sandra Lord and David Jones to the firm's London and New York offices respectively. Previously based in Dublin, both partners will now boost Matheson's overseas expertise, with Mr Jones being joined in New York by senior associate Eoin Shi

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Our regular round-up of deals involving Irish law firms. Submit your deals to newsdesk@irishlegal.com. Ronan Daly Jermyn has advised Irish-founded startup Wayleadr on a $4 million funding round that will help to expand its footprint in the US and double its workplace globally.

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Matheson partner Ailbhe Dennehy examines two recent decisions of the Workplace Relations Commission which carry warnings for employers. Two separate unfair dismissal cases, where the complainants were awarded approximately €120,000 each, serve as a cautionary tale for employers and highlight th

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Our regular round-up of deals involving Irish law firms. Submit your deals to newsdesk@irishlegal.com. McCann FitzGerald LLP has advised KKR and Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) on the Irish law aspects of their $15 billion take-private acquisition of CyrusOne, believed to be the biggest data ce

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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

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A new Environmental, Social and Governance Virtual Experience Programme has been launched at Matheson – the first of its kind to be established by an Irish law firm. The programme will be hosted on Forage, a free, open access platform, and will aim to upskill aspiring solicitors and enable the

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Matheson partner Ailbhe Dennehy and solicitor Ciara Taggart provide a timely update on the upcoming gender pay gap reporting obligations for Irish employers. On International Women’s Day, the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth provided an eagerly awaited update

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Matheson has announced the appointment of partner Shane Hogan as head of the firm's tax practice. Mr Hogan, who joined Matheson in 2000, advises international corporations doing business in and from Ireland on all aspects of corporate tax.

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Our regular round-up of deals involving Irish law firms. Submit your deals to newsdesk@irishlegal.com. Matheson has advised Waystone, a provider of institutional governance, risk, and compliance services to the asset management industry, on two "transformational" transactions: an investment by Monta

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