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What the team is known for

Offers expertise in niche areas of media law, including issues relating to the financing of films and television programmes. Acts on the claimant and defendant sides of defamation claims. Also demonstrates expertise in media sector transactional mandates. Expert telecommunications team is involved in landmark projects that entail the rollout of new telecoms infrastructure across Ireland. Assists local and international telecoms companies with complex regulatory matters, including competition-related matters or appeals against ComReg decisions. Technology team boasts experience in complex IT contractual and data protection regulatory matters.

Strengths

Sources say that the lawyers "are incredibly responsive and understand our protocols."

"They are reliable and react quickly," says another impressed client, adding: "They tell me what I need to do, rather than just what I would like to hear."

Work highlights

Advised Port Pictures on diverse matters relating to the production of the film 'Wild Mountain Thyme'.

Notable practitioners

Anne-Marie Bohan acts for renowned financial services clients on the negotiation of IT outsourcing or other IT service contracts. She also handles data protection mandates. Interviewees praise her technical skills and note that "she is hands-on and client-friendly."

Deirdre Kilroy acts for software companies on data privacy, regulatory and contractual matters. She regularly handles advisory mandates for multinational organisations seeking to ensure compliance in their Irish e-commerce operations. She also advises on the notification of data breaches.

Helen Kelly maintains an established practice in the telecoms sector, frequently handling complex regulatory and transactional issues for diverse clients. She acts for traditional telecoms operators and for IT or media companies offering services that are captured by telecoms regulations. Sources describe her as "an expert in her field" and note that "her advice is focused and industry-specific."

Ruth Hunter advises on all aspects of the financing and production of films and television programmes. She assists production companies with the negotiation of equity funding agreements or bank loans. She also advises on access to local tax incentives.

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TMT

Matheson

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Location

70 Sir John Rogerson's Quay

Dublin

County Dublin

Ireland

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Ireland

TMT: Information Technology


Anne-Marie Bohan
Band 3
Deirdre Kilroy
Band 3

TMT: Media


Ruth Hunter
Band 1

TMT: Telecommunications


Helen Kelly
Band 1