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Expertise

"The team is full of personable, smart people who you can tell really want to help. If necessary, it will tell us what we don't want to hear."

"This firm deserves its highly respected reputation within the Irish market. Its teams are resourced with individuals who are not only extremely capable, but are also very accessible and willing to invest time in developing relationships with clients."
Chambers Europe

The lawyers in our Projects Group have extensive experience in advising clients on the procuring, designing, construction, financing, and operation of projects across a range of sectors including energy and natural resources, telecommunications, transport (roads, bridges, airports, ports and rail), waste, water, sewage, defence, education, housing, health, leisure and accommodation.

Our Projects lawyers work with a range of clients including government, sponsors, banks, financial institutions, private equity houses, building and civil engineering contractors and design professionals.

The Group comprises a core team of 25 dedicated projects lawyers, including five partners and the extent of our expertise is unrivalled in the Irish market. The partners and their teams in the Projects Group consistently work together on the largest and most complex projects in the Irish market. It is this collaborative approach that distinguishes the Matheson Projects Group from competitors.

The principal practice areas of the Projects Group are:

  • Project Finance and Public Private Partnerships / PFI
  • Construction and Engineering
  • Construction and Engineering Disputes
  • Energy and Infrastructure
  • Energy and Infrastructure Disputes
  • Environmental Infrastructure
  • Transport
  • Utilities

Accolades

"They are a very impressive company. They are responsive, meet deadlines and provide good information."
Chambers Europe 2016

"This firm deserves its highly respected reputation within the Irish market. Its teams are resourced with individuals who are not only extremely capable, but are also very accessible and willing to invest time in developing relationships with clients."
Chambers Europe 2016

Matheson is set apart by its "knowledge of key banking players".
European Legal 500 2016

"An excellent team - practical and business-oriented with full knowledge of PPP guidelines and regulations. The lawyers are always available at the other end of the phone."
Chambers Europe 2015

Matheson has the "bench strength and knowledge to provide excellent advice".
European Legal 500 2015

"We have found this firm to be responsive, efficient and solution-focused."
Chambers Europe 2014

"The team has great foresight regarding the issues we will come across and everyone is always up to speed with the issues on the table. Its recommendations have saved us a lot of money."
Chambers Europe 2013

This firm offers an established team that is regularly present on market-leading transactions. It has comprehensive projects expertise, and is notably strong in project finance.
Chambers Europe 2013