Karen Reynolds is a partner in the Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department at Matheson, and co-head of the firm's Regulatory and Investigations Group.
Karen has a broad financial services and commercial dispute resolution practice. She has over ten years' experience of providing strategic advice and dispute resolution to financial institutions, financial services providers, domestic and internationally focused companies and regulated entities and persons. She advises clients in relation to contentious regulatory matters, investigations, inquiries, compliance and governance related matters, white collar crime and corporate offences, commercial 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 all manner of contentious disputes, including in Commercial Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court proceedings. She advises clients in relation to corporate offences and investigations, shareholder rights and remedies, directors' duties, including in relation to fraudulent and reckless trading and disqualification and restriction proceedings. 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.
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".
Karen Reynolds is recommended.
European Legal 500 2019 - Karen Reynolds is "extremely hard working, very motivated. She's bright, extremely bright".
Chambers Europe 2019 - "Karen Reynolds is at the absolute top of her profession".
Chambers Europe 2018 - "Karen Reynolds is very on the ball".
Chambers Europe 2018 - Client Choice Award Winner for Litigation (Ireland).
International Law Office Client Choice Award 2018 - "Karen is always looking to see if there are alternative solutions or different angles from which a problem can be solved; her attention to detail is excellent".
International Law Office 2018 - "Karen is very quick on the uptake; she gets to know the brief quickly and demonstrates a good knowledge of complex matters in a short space of time".