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"As a US company moving into Ireland, we found the lawyers flexible and understanding of the particular needs of our business."
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Our International Business Group provides a full range of Irish corporate law advice and services to overseas clients on establishing business operations and doing business in and through Ireland. The Group is comprised of dedicated lawyers within the Corporate Department whose primary focus is advising international clients and counsel on all Irish corporate law aspects of doing business in and through Ireland.

In addition to advising on establishment and expansion projects for multinational companies, we also work with many international law firms on the complex legal issues that arise in cross-border re-organisations and integration projects. The lawyers in the Group bring diverse backgrounds and experience in international legal and business matters and have the practical as well as the legal experience to provide solution driven advice and guidance to our clients.

In addition we perform a client relationship role for many of the firm’s international clients by coordinating the provision of their legal needs with other parts of the firm. We also have a dedicated company secretarial team for multinational clients.
The International Business Group primarily advises on:

  • Inward investment and establishment of business operations and related structures in and through Ireland.
  • Intra-group restructuring projects.
  • International corporate reorganisations, pre and post-acquisition integrations and spin-off transactions.
  • Cash repatriation strategies, dividend planning and procedures.
  • General corporate governance advice on Irish board practices and procedures.
  • Corporate compliance and company secretarial services for international clients.
    commercial contracts.

The International Business Group is committed to providing overseas clients with advice and assistance of the highest calibre. Our approach is to ensure accessibility, advice and support at short notice with a particular emphasis on efficient responsiveness and a solution-focused service. Our clients include leading multinational companies across a range of sectors, including technology, life sciences, food and beverage and luxury goods.

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"Matheson has great coordination and expertise to manage international information and elements."
International Capabilities Chambers Global 2024