Matteo Schirmer | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Matteo Schirmer

Associate, London

T +44 20 7532 1783



Matteo is a Corporate/M&A associate in the Firm's London office with experience on a broad range of corporate transactions, including private and public mergers and acquisitions and general corporate advisory.

Matteo joined the Firm as a trainee in 2012 and spent six months working in the Firm's Tokyo office.

Bars and Courts

  • England and Wales


  • Legal Practice Course, BPP Law School
  • Master 2, in European Business Law, Paris II – Panthéon-Assas
  • Master 1, in Law, Paris II – Panthéon-Assas
  • Bachelor of Arts, in Law, Cambridge University


  • English
  • German
  • French


Representative Transactions include assisting and advising:

Mediobanca S.p.A., Italy's biggest publicly traded investment bank, on its acquisition of Cairn Capital, a UK credit asset manager with $5.6 billion of discretionary and legacy assets under management, with a further $9.1 billion of assets under long term advice

MOL (the Hungarian national oil company) in relation to its upstream oil and gas interests in the Kurdistan region of Iraq

Advising an AIM-listed pharma plc on the sale of assets to another AIM-listed plc

IFC and other consortium members on an investment in Hygeia Nigeria Limited, Nigeria's leading private healthcare company

Camargo Corrêa and Queiroz Galvão in connection with the sale to a Japanese consortium of an equity stake in Estaleiro Atlantico Sul SA, the largest shipyard in the shipbuilding and offshore industry in Brazil

Qatar Insurance Services LLC on its disposal of a subsidiary responsible for designing an electronic trading service for the global insurance and reinsurance markets

Saudi Aramco on the merger of the fleet and operations of its wholly-owned subsidiary Vela International Marine Ltd with The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri)

Japanese sponsors and lenders in connection with the financing of LNG vessels