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With a primary focus on serving the Irish legal
needs of international companies and financial
institutions doing business in and through
Ireland, Matheson Ormsby Prentice represents
27 of the world’s 50 largest banks and more
than half of the Fortune 100 companies.
Our success has been built on the
implementation of a clear, market-focused
strategy, a commitment to excellence and
the calibre of our people. Our core values of
talent, results, excellence, client focus and
teamwork influence everything that we do.
As our consistent performance in the ILO
Client Choice Awards shows, our dedication
to client service and excellence has become
a hallmark.
Main areas of practice
Asset management
The leading Irish asset management and
investment funds department advises many of
the world’s leading banks, asset management
firms, prime brokers, administrators and
custodians on the provision of investment
services in Europe and on the contractual
and regulatory requirements in establishing
and listing Irish domiciled funds.
Banking and finance
This group advises on the full range of domestic
and international banking transactions, including
restructurings and workouts, syndicated
lending, property and acquisition finance, and
project finance. It also has particular expertise
in asset and structured finance.
Commercial litigation
The largest commercial litigation group in
Ireland, this department comprises over 100
professionals. The group is at the forefront of
the key Commercial Court cases taking place
in Ireland and represents a mix of international
and domestic clients.
Corporate finance and commercial
One of Ireland’s largest corporate departments,
the group advises on the full range of domestic
and international corporate transactions, from
mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures,
restructurings and initial public offerings to
private equity and venture capital transactions.
Employment, pensions and benefits
The group provides legal advice on all aspects
of the employment relationship, including
pension schemes and employee benefits
on both Irish and European legislation.
EU, competition and regulatory
This highly regarded group advises on all
aspects of EU, competition and regulatory
matters including merger control, cartel and
dominance cases, state aid and public
procurement law.
Financial institutions
Focused exclusively on advising financial
institutions, this group provides international
and domestic clients with expertise in corporate,
insurance and financial regulation law.
This group comprises a team of dedicated
healthcare litigators and advisers. It offers
a range of services, including malpractice
claims, personal injury, inquests, Medical
Council work and non-contentious work.
Insolvency and corporate restructuring
The group provides advice on all contentious
and non-contentious insolvency matters and
has advised on some of the most significant
domestic and cross-border insolvencies
involving Irish companies.
As one of Ireland’s leading insurance law
practices, this group advises insurance and
reinsurance companies, intermediaries and
captive managers active in Ireland.
Intellectual property
This group represents a diverse domestic and
international client base in both contentious
and commercial IP matters, and advises on
IP issues in many of the largest corporate
transactions taking place in Ireland.
International business
This group advises overseas companies on
the legal and tax aspects of establishing
operations in Ireland. Clients include some of
the world’s largest multinational corporations.
Matheson Ormsby Prentice
ILO Client Choice Guide 2012