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Helen Kelly is a partner and head of the EU, Competition and Regulatory Law Group at Matheson. Helen has particular expertise in EU and Irish merger control work and has experience in dealing with large scale mergers and complex joint venture arrangements under the EU Merger Regulation as well as advising on Irish merger control issues.
Helen also advises on behavioural competition issues including cartels and abuses of a dominant position. Helen has experience in dealing with complex investigations including dawn raids by the European Commission, the Competition Authority and other sectoral regulators as well as witness summons procedures by the Competition Authority. Helen has indepth experience of state aid issues advising the State, recipients of aid and complainants.
Helen also regularly advises on public procurement issues. Helen has experience in dealing with the European Commission, the Competition Authority and various regulators, including the Commission for Aviation Regulation (CAR), Commission for Communications Regulation (ComReg) and the Commission for Energy Regulation (CER).
Matheson’s primary focus is on serving the Irish legal needs of international companies and financial institutions doing business in and through Ireland. Our clients include over half of the Fortune 100 companies. We also advise 7 of the top 10 global technology brands and over half of the world’s 50 largest banks.
We are headquartered in Dublin and also have offices in London, New York and Palo Alto. More than 600 people work across our four offices, including 75 partners and tax principals and over 350 legal and tax professionals. Our strength in depth is spread across more than 20 distinct practice areas, including asset management and investment funds, aviation and asset finance, banking and financial services, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, corporate, healthcare, insolvency and corporate restructuring, insurance, intellectual property, international business, structured finance and tax. This broad spread of expertise and legal know-how allows us to provide best-in-class advice to clients on all facets of the law.
We are committed to having a strong presence where our clients are located. We were the first European law firm to establish a presence in Silicon Valley (in 1996), and together with our office in New York, we are proud to have the market-leading Irish presence in the US. In London, meanwhile, we have the largest operation of any Irish law firm. Our overseas offices confirm both our commitment to client service and our desire to be genuinely responsive to the needs of our clients wherever they are located. Our success has been built on the implementation of a clear client-focused strategy, a commitment to excellence and the calibre of our people.
Our core values of talent, results, excellence, client focus and teamwork influence everything that we do, and push us to achieve the highest standards as legal professionals and advisers to our clients. Our dedication to client service and excellence has become our hallmark as a firm, and is acknowledged by both our clients themselves and the world’s leading legal directories and publications.