Michael Jackson

Matheson LLP - Ireland


+353 1 232 2000

Expert consultant

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Practice areas:

Hedge funds
Private equity funds
Real estate funds
Registered funds
Regulated funds

Industry sectors:

Investment management

Michael Jackson is the Managing Partner of Matheson.

Prior to his appointment as managing partner, Michael spent over ten years as head of Matheson’s Financial Services practice.  Michael advises many of the world's leading financial institutions, investment banks, asset management companies, broker-dealers and corporations carrying on business in Ireland or from Irish vehicles.

Michael was a member of the IFSC Funds Group established by the Department of An Taoiseach (the Irish Prime Minister) to consider and advise on legislative and other changes which are necessary or desirable to facilitate the continued growth of the Irish investment funds industry.  He was also chairman of the legislative sub-group of the IFSC Funds Group.

Michael was chairman of the Irish Funds Industry Association (Irish Funds), which represents the interests of the Irish funds industry, during the 2009 / 2010 session and is a former director of Irish Funds.  Michael was a member of the Primary Market Committee and Funds Listing Committee of the Irish Stock Exchange.

Michael has spoken at a number of international financial services conferences.  He has lectured at the law school of the Law Society of Ireland on financial services law and is a regular contributor to financial services publications.