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Matheson
70 SIR JOHN ROGERSON'S QUAY
DUBLIN 2
Ireland

Banking and finance Tier 1

Patrick Molloy leads the practice at Matheson, which is noted for its 'experience' and 'client focus'; it advises on transactional work, loan sales and project finance deals, among other matters. Highlights included Peter O’Brien advising the National Treasury Management Agency on a debt facility to fund the construction of infrastructure for a housing development, and Michael Hastings acting for BNP Paribas, Deka Bank and Allianz Real Estate on a syndicated €625m loan to the owners of Dundrum Town Centre. Laura Gleeson, Donal O’Donovan and the 'committed' David O’Mahony are also noted.

Capital markets Tier 1

Matheson's 'innovative and commercially focused' DCM team specialises in acting as Irish counsel to international clients; it advised a number of US managers on their debut European collateralised loan obligation (CLO) transactions. In a recent highlight, Christian Donagh acted as Irish counsel to a multinational investment bank as arranger of the high-value issuance of nine tranches of notes. Turlough Galvin ('an experienced, confident practitioner with a strong grasp of the commercials') and New York-based Alan Keating are also key contacts. On the ECM side, practice head Fergus Bolster, George Brady and Madeline McDonnell advised the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund as the cornerstone investor on the €270m placement and listing of Greencoat Renewables on the London and Irish Stock Exchange.

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 1

Robert O’Shea leads the practice at Matheson, which has a strong track record of advising on cross-border M&A deals, particularly in the technology, food and drink, life sciences and private equity sectors. Highlights included George Brady, Fergus Bolster and Brian McCloskey acting for private equity firm Star Capital Partners on its acquisition of cash logistics business GSLS, and Madeline McDonnell advising frozen bakery company Aryzta on its sale of gourmet food supplier La Rousse Foods. Ciaran Healy and Patrick Spicer are also recommended. Alan Chiswick moved to Zurich Insurance.

Dispute resolution Tier 1

The members of Matheson's team 'engage thoroughly with the subject at hand and are anxious to move the matter forward: they are decision makers'. Clients range from financial institutions and property developers to insurance companies and large multinationals. Tom Hayes heads the team; Sharon Daly and April McClements 'use a common-sense approach to solving any issues and are open to finding novel solutions'; and Nicola Dunleavy is another key contact. Highlights included acting for a financial institution in complex, multi-jurisdictional litigation arising from the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme fraud.

Employment Tier 1

Very strong in advisory and litigation matters’, Matheson’s internationally oriented employment practice is ‘going from strength to strength’ and is considered a ‘go-to for anything which could reach the High Court because it has the depth, experience and resource to look after these types of claims’. In addition to handling major High Court cases, whistleblowing claims, industrial actions and workplace investigations, the team has particular expertise in European Works Councils and Brexit-related employment issues. ‘Absolute standout adviserNiall Pelly acted for fashion retailer Forever 21 in a sensitive high-profile collective redundancy. Department head Bryan Dunne provides an ‘excellent level of service’, and Russell Rochford is also ‘excellent’. 'Very experienced' litigator Geraldine Carr was promoted to partner in January 2019.

Energy and natural resources Tier 1

Providing 'sound advice', Matheson is very strong in the electricity sector, which is evidenced by practice head Garret Farrelly acting for General Electric on the first corporate power purchase agreement concluded between a wind farm generation company and a subsidiary of Microsoft. Farrelly also provided comprehensive advice to EirGrid and Soni on the new integrated single electricity market. The 'approachable' team, which is 'available at any time', also has expertise in respect of oil and gas M&A transactions, including regulatory advice; it advised Vermilion Energy on its acquisition of Shell E&P Ireland with Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. Senior associate Elizabeth McCann is another key team member.

EU and competition Tier 1

Matheson's team stands out for its 'significant expertise and experience' in merger control, investigations, abuse of dominance, state aid and public procurement. Helen Kelly, who is 'a very effective communicator of complex issues', leads the practice; she and the 'clear, conciseKate McKenna advised longstanding client An Post on the state aid aspects of its receipt of a government loan and assisted an insurance company with the merger control issues relating to its acquisition of an Irish insurer.

Healthcare and life sciences Tier 1

Matheson is 'the go-to practice for complex, high-profile and sensitive cases', with 'an agile team with exceptionally strong insight into clients' needs'. Tom Hayes leads the healthcare and life sciences group; he and 'legal supernova' Rebecca Ryan, who is praised for her 'innovation' and 'warm intelligence', specialise in defending clinical practitioners against medical negligence claims, as well as handling product liability litigation. Michael Finn focuses on the regulation and commercialisation of medical products and devices and on disputes in the life sciences and medical technology sectors, including contentious IP matters.

Information technology Tier 1

At Matheson, one of the 'key strengths is the commitment and responsiveness of the core team', which advises on IT, financial services, regulatory, IP, data privacy, cyber security and outsourcing. Practice head Anne-Marie Bohan specialises in advising on IT and telecoms outsourcing contracts; Chris Bollard, who splits his time between the firm's Dublin and San Francisco offices, is the 'go-to privacy counsel' and 'combines legal expertise with commercial acumen'; and IP specialist Deirdre Kilroy joined from LK Shields Solicitors.

Insolvency and corporate restructuring Tier 1

Matheson is very strong in ‘dealing with complex issues in a commercial manner’. ‘Commercially savy’ practice head Tony O’Grady was highly active on examinership mandates; in one example, he successfully advised property developer Gerry Barrett in a highly contested examinership in the High Court and Court of Appeal concerning seven financially troubled companies. Brendan Colgan, who remains ‘calm under pressure’, acted on the first liquidation of a credit union in Irish history. The ‘energetic and focusedJulie Murphy-O’Connor, who is ‘on top of every little detail’, completes the team and acted on a number of enforcement matters.

Insurance Tier 1

Matheson is valued for its ‘depth of knowledge and experience in all issues affecting the insurance business’. In the insurance disputes area, Sharon Daly, who is an ‘exceptional operator’ and regarded as ‘a leading coverage practitioner in Ireland’, is acting for AIB in a high-value coverage dispute. April McClements is the other key insurance litigator. The ‘dedicatedDarren Maher and ‘excellent to work with’ Gráinne Callanan, who was promoted to partner in January 2019, lead the way on non-contentious matters, acting for the likes of Aviva and Monument Assurance.

Intellectual property Tier 1

Matheson is considered ‘a great co-counsel for US firms to use for their Irish law and EU law trade mark and privacy matters’. Besides being ‘pragmatic and constructive when dealing with opposing counsel’, ‘terrific’ practice head Deirdre Kilroy not only ‘knows a lot about local trade mark law and practice’, but is also ‘extremely knowledgeable about GDPR’. Litigator Michael Finn is another name to note.

Investment funds Tier 1

Tara Doyle heads the team at Matheson, which has not only ‘great legal knowledge but the ability to apply it practically’. The practice acts for some of the world's largest asset managers, as well as a wide range of boutique and start-up managers; clients include BlackRock, Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs. Among other highlights, Dualta Counihan advised Lyxor on the formation of a new UCITS sub-fund; Philip Lovegrove assisted J.P. Morgan with the establishment of its first exchange-traded fund (ETF) in Europe; and Liam Collins and Shay Lydon act as Irish counsel to the Man Group’s Irish funds, including managing the company's MiFID II compliance project. Donal O’Byrne is ‘easy to communicate with on every level and very keen to understand the client’s business and internal pressures’.

Media and entertainment Tier 1

Matheson's strengths lie in advising on defamation and privacy law, film and TV production and financing, animation and music licensing. Highlights included Ruth Hunter advising Metropolitan Films International on the production of the third season of Into the Badlands for AMCTV, and Michael Byrne acting for a major cosmetics company in relation to a defamatory post that went viral on Facebook, Instagram and other social media. The team also handles regulatory issues for RTÉ, including the application of freedom of information and data protection legislation.

Pensions and employee benefits Tier 1

In addition to cross-border pension work, Matheson has been highly active advising various trustees; practice head Brian Buggy and senior associate Jane McKeever acted for the trustees of the Danske Bank (Ireland) pension scheme in relation to Ireland’s first collateralised annuity buy-in. Deirdre Cummins is another key team member.

Planning and environment Tier 1

Matheson ‘offers excellent advice and insight into the legal aspects of foreshore planning and environmental assessment in both the Irish and EU context’. Practice head Nicola Dunleavy embodies ‘calmness and understanding’ and her ‘knowledge is excellent’; she handled numerous judicial review proceedings relating to planning permissions, including successfully defending a develper in planning permission proceedings relating to Knocknamona wind farm. In addition to acting for major clients in the technology sector in relation to data centres, the team also advised on the environmental and planning due diligence aspects of several high-profile transactions. Other key team member Maria Kennedy made partner.

Projects and PPP Tier 1

Owing to its ‘high level of knowledge and proactive approach’, the team at Matheson continues to receive high-profile instructions. Practice head Garret Farrelly is advising successful bidder CLH Aviación on a long-term services concession agreement pertaining to the design, build and operation of new fuel farm tanks at Dublin Airport. Farrelly is also part of the team that is advising Irving Oil on its acquisition of Tedcastles Oil Products. Peter O’Brien is also a key team member.

Real estate Tier 1

Matheson's ‘easily accessible’ and ‘very approachable’ team is ‘very well versed in real estate trends in this market’, thereby making its lawyers the advisers of choice for international and Irish financial institutions, both as lenders and private equity investors. Brian Doran leads the practice; he and Leonie Dunne recently advised three lenders regarding the provision of finance, while Peter McKeever acted for Danske Bank on the sale of a portfolio of performing residential mortgage loans. Sally Anne Stone is ‘a pleasure to work with on any real estate project’ and has 'exceptional knowledge of pertinent legal issues'; she is advising new client U+I on its bid to redevelop land around an old brewery site in conjunction with Diageo to create a significant amount of commercial, retail, residential and leisure space.

Tax Tier 1

The 'excellent' team at Matheson is noted for its 'great understanding of tax legislation and practical application of the same to the client's business'. The practice specialises in advising on internal reorganisations and restructuring, and is active in the financial services sector. Turlough Galvin and Kevin Smith advised on the sharia financing provisions of Irish tax law; Gerry Thornton assisted with the establishment of an innovative business in the insurance sector; and Aidan Fahy advised Nomad Foods on the Irish legal and tax aspects of the acquisition of Goodfella's Pizza. Barry McGettrick, Joe Duffy, Shane Hogan and Catherine O’Meara are also recommended.

Telecoms Tier 1

Helen Kelly leads the practice at Matheson, which has experience in transactional work, as well as advising on regulatory issues, consumer and competition law, and data protection. Kelly and the newly promoted Kate McKenna are advising the enet Consortium on its bid for the National Broadband Plan, and assisting Three with the largest telecoms upgrade and network integration project in Irish history following its acquisition of O2’s business. The team is also advising An Post on the tendering and executing of telecoms contracts.

Asset finance Tier 2

The team at Matheson handles aircraft and aircraft engine leasing and financing, as well as transactions involving motor car, ship and rail assets. Practice heads Rory McPhillips and Stuart Kennedy acted as Irish legal counsel to Sprite 2017-1 on a three-tranche $585m ABS to fund the acquisition of a portfolio of 21 aircraft, and Kennedy also advised China Development Bank Financial Leasing on a $492m secured portfolio financing facility covering 14 aircraft. The team also advises airlines. Yvonne McWeeney, who was promoted to the partnership in January 2019, is also noted.

Construction Tier 2

The ‘extremely strong’ team at Matheson is ‘quick, responsive and well able to engage with clients’. The team also receives praise for its ability to combine ‘a keen analysis of the relevant risk (both contractual and business) with insight on current market practices’. Practice head Rhona Henry ‘is one of the go-to construction lawyerwith an in-depth knowledge of the sector’. Henry advised a well-known international developer extensively on the Dublin Landings mixed-use development. Contentious partner Nicola Dunleavy ‘brings calmness and understanding’. Senior associate Kimberley Masuda also provides ‘excellent service’.

Public sector Tier 2

Matheson's practice counts a number of public bodies among its clients, and advises on state aid, public inquiries and statutory investigations, freedom of information law, energy and infrastructure projects, and environmental and planning issues, among other matters. Michael Byrne is acting for the Adoption Authority of Ireland in a rare "leap-frog" appeal to the Supreme Court in a case concerning the recognition of foreign adoptions; Helen Kelly is advising a state-owned organisation on the state aid aspects of its receipt of a €30m government loan; and Garret Farrelly is advising EirGrid and Soni on the new wholesale electricity market arrangement for Ireland and Northern Ireland. Nicola Dunleavy is also noted.

White-collar crime Tier 2

The team at Matheson is praised for its 'first-class analysis, forensic identification of relevant issues and focus on solving the problem'; it specialises in advising financial institutions and international companies, covering crisis and risk management, reporting obligations, internal and external investigations, managing information requests, and defending clients against prosecution and regulatory action. Karen Reynolds, who has extensive experience advising clients in the financial services sector, jointly heads the practice with anti-corruption expert Claire McLoughlin. Nicola Dunleavy, who specialises in enforcement actions connected with environmental and planning issues, is also noted.

Transport Tier 3

Matheson's practice is particularly active in the aviation, maritime and infrastructure sectors, and is noted for its regulatory advice on transport matters. Stuart Kennedy and Rory McPhillips specialise in advising on the financing and leasing of aircraft and other transportation asset classes. Infrastructure expert Garret Farrelly assisted with the Greystones Harbour and Marina mixed-use development and advised a machinery and equipment company on a tender for a proposed locomotive overhaul project by Irish Rail.

Established in 1825 in Dublin, Ireland and with offices in Cork, London, New York, Palo Alto and San Francisco, more than 700 people work across Matheson’s six offices, including 96 partners and tax principals and over 470 legal and tax professionals. Matheson services the legal needs of internationally focused companies and financial institutions doing business in and from Ireland. Our clients include over half of the world’s 50 largest banks, 6 of the world’s 10 largest asset managers, 7 of the top 10 global technology brands and we have advised the majority of the Fortune 100. Our expertise is spread across more than 30 practice groups, including Finance and Capital Markets, Corporate, International Business, Mergers and Acquisitions, Technology and Innovation, Intellectual Property, Insolvency and Corporate Restructuring, EU and Competition, Asset Management and Investment Funds, Employment, Pensions and Benefits, Commercial Real Estate, Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Healthcare, Insurance, Tax, Private Client, Energy and Infrastructure, FinTech and Life Sciences. We work collaboratively across all areas, reinforcing a client first ethos among our people, and our broad and interconnected spread of industry and sectoral expertise allows us to provide the full range of legal advice and services to our clients. At Matheson, we have always been committed to having a strong presence where our clients are located. We were the first European law firm to establish a presence in Silicon Valley (in 1996) and, together with our offices in New York, Palo Alto and San Francisco, our six partner-led offices demonstrate our commitment to client service and responsiveness to the needs of our clients – wherever they are located. Our standards of client care have been built on the implementation of a clear client-focused strategy; a commitment to legal excellence; and the calibre of our legal and business support professionals. Our core values of partnership, respect, innovation, diversity and entrepreneurship characterise our collective dynamic as a firm, and push us to achieve the highest standards as legal professionals and advisers to our clients.

Department Name Email Telephone
Asset and aviation finance Chris Quinn
Asset and aviation finance Gerry Thornton
Asset and aviation finance Rory McPhillips
Asset and aviation finance Yvonne McWeeney
Asset and aviation finance Stuart Kennedy
Asset management Tara Doyle
Asset management Michael Jackson
Asset management Dualta Counihan
Asset management Shay Lydon
Asset management Liam Collins
Asset management Philip Lovegrove
Asset management Joe Beashel
Asset management Anne-Marie Bohan
Asset management Elizabeth Grace
Asset management Michelle Ridge
Asset management Oisin McClenaghan
Asset management Barry O'Connor
Asset management Donal O'Byrne
Banking Patrick Molloy
Banking William Prentice
Banking Peter O'Brien
Banking Alma Campion
Banking Donal O'Donovan
Banking David O'Mahony
Banking Michael Hastings
Capital markets Turlough Galvin
Capital markets Christian Donagh
Capital markets George Brady
Capital markets Tim Scanlon
Capital markets Alan Keating
Commercial litigation and dispute resolution Tom Hayes
Commercial litigation and dispute resolution Sharon Daly
Commercial litigation and dispute resolution Nicola Dunleavy
Commercial litigation and dispute resolution Michael Byrne
Commercial litigation and dispute resolution Claire Mcloughlin
Commercial litigation and dispute resolution Karen Reynolds
Commercial real estate Brian Doran
Commercial real estate Sally Anne Stone
Commercial real estate Leonie Dunne
Commercial real estate Niamh Maher
Commercial real estate Peter McKeever
Corporate/M&A Patrick Spicer
Corporate/M&A Fergus Bolster
Corporate/M&A George Brady
Corporate/M&A Tim Scanlon
Corporate/M&A Brian McCloskey
Corporate/M&A Madeline McDonnell
Corporate/M&A Ciaran Healy
Corporate/M&A Padraic Roche
Corporate restructuring and insolvency Tony O'Grady
Corporate restructuring and insolvency Julie Murphy-O'Connor
Corporate restructuring and insolvency Brendan Colgan
Corporate restructuring and insolvency Karen Reynolds
EU, competition and regulatory Helen Kelly
EU, competition and regulatory Kate McKenna
Employment, pensions and benefits Brian Buggy
Employment, pensions and benefits Bryan Dunne
Employment, pensions and benefits Deirdre Cummins
Employment, pensions and benefits Jane McKeever
Employment, pensions and benefits Niall Pelly
Employment, pensions and benefits Russell Rochford
Employment, pensions and benefits Geraldine Carr
Financial institutions Tim Scanlon
Financial institutions Joe Beashel
Financial institutions Grainne Callanan
Financial institutions Darren Maher
FinTech Anne-Marie Bohan
FinTech Michael Jackson
FinTech Tim Scanlon
FinTech Joe Beashel
Food and beverage Michael Finn
Food and beverage Helen Kelly
Food and beverage Patrick Spicer
Healthcare Tom Hayes
Healthcare Rebecca Ryan
Healthcare Michael Finn
Insurance Sharon Daly
Insurance Darren Maher
Insurance April McClements
Intellectual property Sharon Daly
Intellectual property Michael Finn
International business Robert O'Shea
Tax John Ryan
International business Pat English
International business Shane Hogan
International business Mark O'Sullivan
International business Emma Doherty
International business Kieran Trant
Life sciences Michael Finn
Life sciences Robert O'Shea
Life sciences Tom Hayes
Listings Margot Carty
Listings Christian Donagh
Media and entertainment Ruth Hunter
Outsourcing Anne-Marie Bohan
Planning and environmental Nicola Dunleavy
Private client John Gill
Private client Paraic Madigan
Private equity George Brady
Private equity Tim Scanlon
Projects, energy and construction Peter O'Brien
Projects, energy and construction Rhona Henry
Projects, energy and construction Garret Farrelly
Regulatory and investigations Claire McLoughlin
Regulatory risk management and compliance Joe Beashel
Structured finance, securitisation and repackaging Christian Donagh
Structured finance, securitisation and repackaging Turlough Galvin
Structured finance, securitisation and repackaging Richard Kelly
Structured finance, securitisation and repackaging Alan Keating
Tax Turlough Galvin
Tax Liam Quirke
Tax John Ryan
Tax Shane Hogan
Tax Aidan Fahy
Tax John Kelly
Tax Gerry Thornton
Tax Mark O'Sullivan
Tax Joe Duffy
Tax Greg Lockhart
Tax Catherine O'Meara
Tax Matthew Broadstock
Tax Vahan Tchrakian
Tax Kevin Smith
Tax Brian Doohan
Tax Barry McGettrick
Technology innovation Anne-Marie Bohan
Technology innovation Chris Bollard
Technology innovation Deirdre Kilroy
Telecommunications Helen Kelly
Telecommunications Kate McKenna
VAT and indirect taxes Greg Lockhart
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Number of legal and tax professionals : 470
Number of employees : 700+
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At Matheson, we want as many people as possible in the firm to contribute to making a real impact in our local community. A diverse group of employees and partners representing a range of interests across the firm meet regularly to share ideas and initiatives on our community engagement and to promote and oversee our contribution to our charities of choice.

We do more than merely provide donations. Instead, Matheson is focused on helping our talented people to help other people. Volunteers from the firm build relationships with our chosen organisations, creating a spirit of active engagement between Matheson and the organisations we support.

Matheson in the Community is a strategic charity partner for two local charities Jobcare and RICC.

We are also proud to have worked with a number of charities set out below for many years and continue to provide support to them.


  • Emer Casey Foundation
  • Irish Rule of Law International
  • Calcutta Run
  • Junior Achievement Ireland
  • New Art at IMMA