David Fitzgibbon



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David is "thorough, very knowledgeable and very practical".

Chamber Global


David is a partner in the firm’s Corporate Department specialising 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.

He has a broad-based practice reflecting his considerable experience across the agri-food, financial services, healthcare / life sciences and manufacturing sectors.

Prior to joining Matheson, David was a partner at another Irish law firm for over a decade. He has advised on many of Ireland’s headline transactions and regularly acts for well-known Irish and international companies on domestic and cross-border transactions.


David Fitzgibbon is recommended.
European Legal 500 2020

"David explains things in a way that is easy to understand".
Corporate: Chambers Global 2020 

David is praised for being "thorough, very knowledgeable and very practical". 
Chamber Global 2019

"In-depth expertise and comprehensible explanation. He is commercial and practical in his application of the law." 
IFLR 1000 2019

Market commentators praise David and note that he "understands the internal processes of the client and adds value over and above legal advice".
Chambers Global 2018

David is "very good in front of a board of directors". 
Legal 500 EMEA 2018

David is listed in Best Lawyers 2019 under 'The Best Lawyers in Ireland' for work in Capital Markets Law, Corporate Governance & Compliance Practice and Corporate Law.


Trinity College Dublin (LLB with German) (1998)

Law Society of Ireland, admitted as a solicitor (2001)

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