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Matheson Expands Corporate M&A Team with Appointment of David Fitzgibbon

AUTHORs: David Fitzgibbon, Robert O'Shea Date: 23/01/2020

Matheson is delighted to announce that David Fitzgibbon has joined the firm’s Corporate M&A team as a partner. David is one of Ireland’s most experienced M&A and Capital Markets lawyers, having advised on many of Ireland’s largest and most notable transactions. He specialises in corporate and securities laws and mergers and acquisitions, advising on public and private transactions as well as equity capital markets transactions and private equity. He has extensive experience advising international clients on doing business in Ireland including advising on acquisitions, compliance and governance rules, corporate migrations, cross-border mergers, joint ventures and reorganisations.

Michael Jackson, Managing Partner at Matheson said:

“I am delighted that David Fitzgibbon has chosen to join the team here at Matheson. David’s appointment further augments the strength of our Corporate M&A practice, which continues to experience significant growth and to receive consistent recognition for acting on some of the largest, most significant and complex M&A transactions in the Irish market. 

David’s addition to our team reflects the considerable scale and momentum of the firm’s Corporate practice and positions Matheson to further build on that momentum.  We have been consistently ranked among the leading firms in the Mergermarket M&A legal adviser league tables over the years, and the calibre and complexity of the work being undertaken by our Corporate practice has also been recognised by the Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Report.”

Speaking from the firm’s Dublin office, Head of Matheson’s Corporate Department, Robert O’Shea, said:

“We are delighted to welcome David Fitzgibbon to Matheson’s Corporate Department, which comprises over 140 legal and business services professionals serving our clients’ corporate needs. David joins our Corporate M&A team at an exciting time for the practice, as it continues to experience significant growth.

Speaking on his appointment, David Fitzgibbon said:

“Matheson’s Corporate Department is one of the recognised leaders in the Irish legal market for complex domestic and international corporate transactions across all industry sectors. I am pleased to  join the Matheson team, and I have already experienced the dynamic, collegiate and inclusive environment which Matheson is known for. I look forward to working with all of my colleagues at Matheson, and contributing to the continued success of Matheson.

To discuss your Irish corporate legal needs, contact David Fitzgibbon, Corporate M&A partner or Robert O’Shea, Head of Corporate, or your usual Matheson Corporate M&A contact.