Gráinne Callanan is a partner in the financial institutions group and leads Matheson’s Cork office. Gráinne advises a wide range of leading domestic and international financial institutions doing business in and from Ireland, including life and non-life insurance and reinsurance companies, captive insurers and intermediaries on corporate transactions, regulatory and compliance and corporate governance.

Gráinne has extensive expertise in the areas of new authorisations, portfolio transfers, cross-border mergers, corporate restructurings, distribution arrangements and health insurance. She has advised on a wide range of innovative transactions in the insurance market in recent times and has advised clients on a number of significant acquisitions of closed books of life insurance businesses.

Gráinne lectures at the Law Society of Ireland and the Insurance Institute of Ireland. Gráinne is also a member of the Cork Financial Services Forum.