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
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
Our regular round-up of deals involving Irish law firms. Submit your deals to email@example.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.
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
Our regular round-up of deals involving Irish law firms. Submit your deals to firstname.lastname@example.org. 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
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
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
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
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.
Our regular round-up of deals involving Irish law firms. Submit your deals to email@example.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
Matheson has launched a €5,000 corporate law bursary in memory of its late partner and former chairperson, Tim Scanlon. Mr Scanlon, who joined Matheson as a partner in 2000 and was appointed chair in 2018, passed away in December 2020 at the age of 55 following a brief illness.
Our regular round-up of deals involving Irish law firms. Submit your deals to firstname.lastname@example.org. Matheson is advising Irish-registered biotech ProKidney LP on its announced transaction to go public through a business combination with the Nasdaq-listed SPAC Social Capital Suvretta Holdings Corp
Matheson partner Davinia Brennan examines what 2022 might bring in the area of international data transfers. In the post-Schrems II era, legitimising international data transfers can be a burdensome and uncertain exercise. As we embark on 2022, it continues to be one step forward and two steps back
Our regular round-up of deals involving Irish law firms. Submit your deals to email@example.com. Arthur Cox has advised Permanent TSB plc on its proposed €6.4 billion acquisition of certain elements of the Ulster Bank retail, SME and asset finance businesses from Ulster Bank.
Matheson has been named ‘Employer of the Year’ at the Women in Finance Awards Ireland 2021. The award recognises financial services companies that have demonstrated great efforts to create a more diverse and inclusive working environment and achieve equal gender representation at all lev