Darren Maher is a partner and head of the financial institutions group at Matheson; the only dedicated group of its kind in an Irish law firm. Darren’s practice focuses exclusively on providing legal and regulatory advice to a wide range of leading domestic and international life and non-life (re)insurance companies, captive insurers and insurance intermediaries on all aspects of insurance law and regulation, including establishment and authorisation, development and distribution of products, compliance, corporate governance and reorganisations including cross-border mergers, schemes of arrangement, portfolio transfers and mergers and acquisitions.
Darren is a member of the firm’s Brexit Advisory Group, and is advising a significant number of the world’s leading financial services firms on their plans to establish a regulated subsidiary in Ireland in order to maintain access to the EU Single Market following the expiry of the transitional period.
Darren frequently publishes articles in (re)insurance publications and is co-author of the Irish chapter of PLC’s Cross-border Insurance and Reinsurance Handbook. Darren lectures at the Law Society of Ireland and the Insurance Institute of Ireland.