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Karen  Reynolds

Karen Reynolds

Karen Reynolds is a partner in the Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department at Matheson and Co-Head of the Regulatory and Investigations Group. Karen has a broad financial services and commercial dispute resolution practice. She specialises in dispute resolution for corporates, financial services providers and regulated entities. She regularly advises in connection with investigations and inquiries, compliance, white collar crime and corporate offences, banking and financial services disputes, anti–corruption and bribery legislation and document disclosure issues.

Karen has a reputation for expertly guiding clients through the complexities and sensitivities of contentious disputes. Her clients include domestic and international companies, directors, senior managers and controlled function holders, financial institutions, insurers and reinsurers, fund managers, insolvency practitioners, shareholders and creditors. Karen has substantial experience in corporate restructuring and insolvency law matters, having had a lead role in some of the most high profile corporate rescue transactions of the last ten years. She regularly advises liquidators, regulators, directors and insolvency practitioners in relation to corporate offences and investigations, including in relation to fraudulent and reckless trading, and disqualification and restriction proceedings.

Karen is a member of the Law Society of Ireland, admitted 2009. Karen was named as a “Highly Regarded Individual” in the 2018 edition of the IFLR 1000, with “attention to detail, work ethic and her constant drive to get the best result for her clients”