Corporate M&A Lawyer

Dublin (City), Leinster
17 June 2019
15 July 2019
Position / level
Contract Type
Full Time

Matheson is the law firm of choice for internationally focused companies and financial institutions doing business in and from Ireland. More than 700 people work across the firm’s offices in Dublin, Cork, London, New York and Palo Alto and San Francisco. Our clients include over half of the world’s 50 largest banks, 6 of the world’s 10 largest asset managers, 7 of the top 10 global technology brands and we have advised the majority of the Fortune 100.

Matheson’s Corporate Group is one of the leading practices in Ireland. Our lawyers are consistently chosen to advise on the most significant corporate transactions involving Irish and international companies. Our M&A lawyers advise the firm’s global client base on major M&A and other corporate transactions across a broad range of industry sectors, many with an international dimension. We have advised on some of the most significant M&A transactions in recent years, representing some of the world’s largest corporates, financial institutions and international private equity groups.

We are looking for talented individuals from newly qualified to partner level to join our award winning practice. Strong career progression prospects for the right candidates.

The person

You are a Corporate M&A lawyer with a strong track record in transactional work. You are highly client focused and committed to consistently exceeding client expectations. You have a strong academic track record and technical expertise. You enjoy the law you practice, and are hardworking and resilient. You will thrive in a diverse and inclusive environment where you will be mentored by and work in partnership with top legal talent on market leading transactions. You will enjoy establishing relationships with a diverse range of internationally focused clients and financial institutions doing business in and from Ireland.

Why join Matheson

At Matheson you have the opportunity to work with exceptional people and a broad range of high calibre domestic and international clients. We want to hire the best people and provide them with an inclusive environment where they can thrive. We have an active Diversity and Inclusion committee who are responsible for delivering a range of diversity initiatives. We take our commitment to our local community seriously through a range of CSR initiatives where you can volunteer your time and expertise. We offer agile working, the technology to facilitate it, and a range of benefits.


The benefits we currently offer are best in class and include:

  • Competitive salary;
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Pension scheme;
  • Life assurance;
  • Income protection scheme;
  • Confidential employee assistance programme;
  • On-site gym;
  • Subsidised restaurant and coffee bar;
  • Cycle to Work scheme; and
  • TaxSaver commuter tickets.

Investing in our people

We invest in our people to ensure they all reach their full potential. That is why we provide training at every stage of your career. If you want to join a firm that is a leader in people development contact us to discuss this role.

Our values


We are a partnership - with our clients and each other. We value teamwork and collaboration.


Respect is at the core of how we engage with each other, our clients and the work we do.


We challenge the status quo and seek better ways to work, create value for our clients and empower our people to innovate.


We foster diversity and value all contributions and perspectives.


We are business-focused and solution oriented, using strong commercial acumen to serve our clients.

Matheson is an equal opportunities employer.

For a confidential discussion please contact our Head of Recruitment. or + 353 1 232 2715

Please send your CV and cover letter to Jane Creaner-Glen at or visit the Matheson LinkedIn Careers page to view our current vacancy listings and to apply for a position.

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