Matheson Appoints Innovation & Legal Technology Graduate, Inari Friedmann

29th August 2022

Posted In: So In Demand

Matheson, Ireland’s largest law firm, recently appointed Ms Inari Friedmann as Ireland’s first ever dedicated Innovation and Legal Technology graduate employee following the conclusion of a nationwide graduate recruitment process.

Kyle Gribben, Head of Matheson’s Digital Services Group said: “The Matheson Innovation and Legal Technology Graduate Scheme for 2022 is the first of its kind in Ireland.  As a firm, we are strongly committed to the use of legal technology and innovative ways of working for the benefit of our clients.  Given the growth of our Digital Services Group it made sense to start training legal technologists in-house, so we were delighted to have received such a large number of high-quality applications.  The quality of candidate was exemplary and we are delighted to have appointed Inari.”

Inari, whose father hails from Germany and her mother from Clare, grew up in Augsburg in Germany.  After completing her secondary school education in Germany, she came to study in Ireland.  Inari is a graduate of Trinity College Dublin, where she completed her LL.B. and LL.M. in Law before joining Matheson.  She is fully bilingual in German and English and joins the firm as a Legal Solutions Assistant in the Digital Services Group.  She will spend the next 12 months rotating through the various areas in the multi-disciplinary Digital Services Group, working directly with Matheson’s legal teams, and with clients, across a variety of practice areas.

Matheson’s Digital Services Group is comprised of individuals from a diverse range of professions, including technology, engineering, as well as legal.

Matheson also recently welcomed Leslie OkaforPaul BuckleySiomha Buckley and Jessica O’Hanlon to the firm’s Business Services Graduate Programme.  The two year programme provides graduates with skills and experience derived from working across a number of the Firm’s innovative and dynamic business functions including HR; Strategic Accounts; Learning and Development; Marketing; and Business Development.

Pictured (l-r) Inari Friedmann (Legal Solutions Assistant, Matheson), Jennifer Ryan (Graduate Talent and Development Senior Manager, Matheson) and Kyle Gribben (Head of Digital Services Group, Matheson).