Pat English is a corporate partner and head of Matheson’s international business group. He is also a senior member of the US business and inward investment groups. He practises corporate law, focusing primarily on advising overseas clients on establishing operations and doing business in and from Ireland.
In addition to advising on establishment projects, Mr English advises a broad range of international, and in particular US, clients on international corporate reorganisations, pre and post-integration transactions, cross-border mergers and general commercial contracts, corporate governance and compliance issues and strategies. In September 2011, he returned from his role as resident counsel and head of the firm’s US offices based out of Matheson’s New York office, where he had been based for two years.
In 2016, The American Lawyer named Mr English a ‘Transatlantic Rising Star’, an award that honours lawyers under the age of 40 ‘for excellence in handling transatlantic matters across the key areas of corporate, finance, disputes and outstanding transatlantic strategy’.