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“The firm has the manpower, offers excellent turnaround times and is technically excellent. There is nothing the lawyers are unable to assist with”.
Commercial Real Estate: Chambers Europe 2018

At Matheson, we have one of the leading commercial property law practices in Ireland. Our Department is committed to building stronger and deeper relationships with our clients. We consistently act on the most high profile and significant real estate transactions in Ireland. In doing so, we take time to learn about the business, values and objectives of our clients. Our experience of running sophisticated transactions, our in-depth knowledge of the market in which we operate and our strategic and innovative approach to developing legal structures and products places us in the best position to assist you in achieving your business objectives, most efficiently, every time.

We advise occupiers, landlords, developers, investors, lenders and vendors of all manner of real estate across Ireland, including office, industrial and logistics, retail, hotel, leisure, residential “buy to rent” sectors and large-scale mixed use developments.

Offering the full spectrum of real estate transactions, our Commercial Real Estate Group has a broad and deep knowledge of the Irish property market and is fully equipped to deal with the ever changing and rapidly growing real estate market. We work closely and attentively with our local and international client base, structuring client focused solutions in line with our proven track record, managing all manners of acquisitions, reconstructions, disposals and property financing.

Our aim is to build long lasting relationships such that our clients turn to us for support on their most important projects. We play a key role in supporting new and existing international clients with their ongoing investment into Ireland, with the benefit of our Real Estate specialists across our Tax, Corporate, Finance, Construction and Litigation Groups, who work seamlessly and in tandem to deliver optimum solutions.


Matheson’s team are “easily accessible” and “very approachable”. The team is “very well versed in real estate trends in this market”.
Real Estate: European Legal 500 2019

"Matheson is a highly reliable firm. They are committed to excellence and we can see it in the accuracy of the details."
Chambers Europe 2018

"Top notch across the board."
Chambers Europe 2018

"They’re the best in practice."
Chambers Europe 2018

"The firm has the manpower, offers excellent turnaround times and is technically excellent. There is nothing the lawyers are unable to assist with."
Chambers Europe 2018

"They provided excellent advice and acted in our best interests. They understand what makes best sense from a business perspective." 
Commercial Real Estate: Chambers Europe 2019

"Technical advice is very good" from Matheson's team.
European Legal 500 2017

"The lawyers are very thorough in negotiations and extremely helpful in explaining the law and the options."
Chambers Europe 2017

"They are the best in Ireland."
Chambers Europe 2016

"We have been extremely impressed by the level of service and quality of advice provided throughout. The firm has deep expertise of the sector and is enthusiastic in its delivery."
Chambers Europe 2016

"I think the lawyers are very thoughtful and get the work done in an efficient and impressive manner. Good, clear advice - one of the best firms I have worked with."
Chambers Europe 2016

With an "exceptional" team of "fantastic professionals", Matheson has extensive experience in real estate loan portfolio sales.
European Legal 500 2016

"I would rate this firm very highly - the lawyers are client focused and have a wealth of knowledge."
Chambers Europe 2015

"These lawyers are sharp, thorough, fast and efficient. They know what has to be done in a case and are proactive in doing it."
Chambers Europe 2015

Outstanding real estate team with a strong focus on advising international clients on the most prestigious deals in the Irish market.
Chambers Europe 2015

Matheson has "thorough technical knowledge of real estate issues".
European Legal 500 2015

"The firm provides excellent client service; it is very efficient and runs like clockwork."
Chambers Europe 2014

The team has "very good industry and market knowledge so its advice is always pitched just right – not legalistic and always taking into account the commercial setting".
European Legal 500 2014

"The firm is very good at bringing the entire team to the table. It does everything to make the client’s job easier and gives a full picture rather than just looking at one element of the deal."
Chambers Europe 2014

Sources highlight this firm's excellent resources, experience in the sector and ability to handle significant mandates.
Chambers Europe 2013

"A respected player with a very positive approach. The team knows the points to fight and the points to concede."
Chambers Europe 2013