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Financial Services

We are ideally placed to advise your business, whatever the challenge.


At Matheson, we work with many of the world's leading financial institutions, including over half of the world's 50 largest banks, 7 of the top 10 largest asset managers and the leading global insurers. We are ideally placed to advise your business, whatever the challenge. Our ability to assist clients on a range of financial services issues is further strengthened by the fact that Matheson has offices and lawyers on the ground in key financial and commercial hubs including: Dublin, Cork, London, New York, Palo Alto and San Francisco.

Financial institutions operate in a dynamic and rapidly-changing environment. Our team can help guide you through an increasingly complex regulatory landscape. To keep pace, financial institutions need timely and accurate legal advice from a broad range of dedicated experts. Our Financial Services team has extensive industry sector knowledge and so can offer the best value for clients.  At Matheson, we understand the needs of our clients. We regularly advise the world's leading international banks, securities and derivatives trading houses, broker dealers, investment managers, investment funds, Irish banks, alternative lenders, leasing companies, e-money and payment institutions, insurance companies and other financial services firms operating in Ireland.

The size of our firm and quality of our lawyers allows our team to consider issues across a number of key areas, helping businesses approach issues in a commercial and effective manner. The Financial Services team draws on the expertise of a number of key practice groups throughout the firm including Asset Management and Investment Funds, Finance and Capital Markets, Financial Institutions (including banking, fintech, investment firms, insurance, financial services mergers and acquisitions, regulatory investigations and risk management), Tax and Technology and Innovation. The wide ranging experience on offer at Matheson means our clients are provided with end-to-end solutions for their commercial needs.

Our Financial Services team has the know-how and capability to guide clients on niche areas such as white collar crime, public policy issues and regulatory sanctions.  Please contact our Regulatory Enforcement and Investigations team to discuss these areas.