Matheson opens Cork office
International Tax Review is part of the Delinian Group, Delinian Limited, 4 Bouverie Street, London, EC4Y 8AX, Registered in England & Wales, Company number 00954730
Copyright © Delinian Limited and its affiliated companies 2024

Accessibility | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Modern Slavery Statement

Matheson opens Cork office

Matheson Cork 100x90

Matheson has opened a new office in Cork, Ireland to expand its reach to clients based in the Munster region. This is a break with convention for major Irish law firms, which are traditionally concentrated in Dublin.

Gráinne Callanan, a senior lawyer in the firm’s corporate division, will lead the Cork office. She specialises in corporate governance and financial services. Callanan has more than 14 years of experience, in which time she also worked for health insurance company Aviva. Regulatory compliance and insurance products remain one of her strong points.

The firm’s strategy is to target domestic and international clients based in Cork, spanning such sectors as life sciences, biotechnology, finance and cybersecurity. The American Chamber of Commerce has a large number of companies operating in Cork, and Matheson acts on behalf of more than 60% of those businesses.

Matheson expects the Cork office to play an important role in the future. Not only is Cork projected to be Ireland’s fastest growing city over the next 20 years, but the prospects of Brexit may also make the city a more attractive location for UK-based businesses seeking a presence in the European Union.

more across site & bottom lb ros

More from across our site

But the US tax agency’s advice is consistent with OECD guidance and shouldn’t surprise anyone, other experts tell ITR
A survey of more than 25,000 in-house counsel reveals that diversity initiatives are a high priority when choosing external counsel
The report is aimed at helping 'low-capacity countries', the OECD has claimed
The UK tax agency appears to be going after easier, lower value targets, one lawyer has claimed
Criminal experts have told ITR that the case of Ulf Johannemann emphasises the fine line between tax avoidance and tax evasion
The ATO workers were among nearly 57,000 people who were duped into claiming fake GST refunds, while Kuwait signed a double taxation treaty with the UAE
However, ICAP may not provide the legal certainty of an APA and tax authorities will have limited capacity, experts argue
ITR+ has launched the Talent Tracker, an interactive database that collates reported partner moves across the legal tax market
The tool is available to more than 2,000 PwC tax professionals and is designed to boost client service
The ‘big four’ firm has already communicated its intention to pay off the strategic failure to its partners
Gift this article