Matheson has appointed Tara Doyle (pictured) has been appointed as the new Head of the firm’s Asset Management and Investment Funds Group. She succeeds Michael Jackson, who became Managing Partner of Matheson on 1 January 2016.
Doyle has been a partner in the Asset Management and Investment Funds Group for over a decade, advising many of the world's leading financial institutions, investment banks, asset management companies and broker-dealers. Her team is the number one ranked funds law practice in Ireland, acting for 28 per cent of Irish domiciled investment funds by assets under management as at 30 June 2015. A highly regarded financial services lawyer, Doyle is recommended by leading industry directories including Legal 500, Chambers and Partners and IFLR. She now takes the reins of a very experienced investment funds team at Matheson, within which there are 11 partners and over 50 fund professionals in total. Tara has also been recently elected to the 12-person Governing Council of the Irish fund’s industry’s representative association, with the partners and associates on her team currently holding over 20 active industry appointments at domestic and European level.
Doyle says: “I am delighted and honoured to be appointed Head of the Asset Management and Investment Funds Group at Matheson. It is an exciting time in the asset management industry, with ongoing regulatory challenges but also great opportunities in the form of new brands of fund product, positive action towards a Capital Markets Union in Europe and the strong support by the Irish Government of the Irish Financial Services industry.
“I look forward to continuing to work with our very strong team here at Matheson to ensure our clients are in the best position to avail of those opportunities. I am also delighted that my predecessor Michael Jackson will continue to provide his significant input to the team in his new role as Managing Partner of Matheson.”