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Launch of 2024 Tim Scanlon Corporate Law Bursary

22 Feb 2024 / education Print

Tim Scanlon Corporate Law Bursary launches

Matheson has launched the 2024 Tim Scanlon Corporate Law Bursary, which honours late Matheson partner and former chair, Tim Scanlon.  

The bursary is open to undergraduate and postgraduate law students.

The recipient gets:

  • Bursary of €5,000,
  • Internship in Matheson’s corporate department, and
  • In recognition of Tim’s passion for the arts, a piece of Irish art or craft in lieu of a bursary award trophy.

Managing partner Michael Jackson said: “The Tim Scanlon Corporate Law Bursary honours the life of our late colleague and friend, Tim Scanlon. 

“Tim was the embodiment of Matheson's core values, and his dedication to support current and future generations of legal professionals is a legacy we are proud to continue. 

“This bursary is also a tribute to Tim's love of the arts and Matheson's commitment to supporting the arts in society through our Impactful Business Programme initiatives," he said.


Applicants must submit an essay of 1,200 words (excluding footnotes of reasonable length and citations) discussing one of the following topics:

  • Topic 1The impact of AI on Corporate Governance – opportunities and risks for Boards?,
  • Topic 2Shareholder Activism and Climate Change – a help or a hindrance?

Eligibility: Applicants must be based in a university, college of education, or equivalent third-level institution on the island of Ireland.

Submissions should be emailed to corporate.bursary@matheson.com no later than Friday, 29 March.

To find out more, contact Nicola.White@matheson.com.

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