Matheson has declared the 2023 launch of the Tim Scanlon Company Legislation Bursary, which honours late Matheson associate and previous chairperson Tim Scanlon.
Now in its 2nd calendar year, the bursary is delivered as element of Matheson’s impactful business programme and is open up to undergraduate and postgraduate regulation college students.
The recipient of the Tim Scanlon Corporate Law Bursary will get a bursary of €5,000 an internship placement in Matheson’s company section and, in recognition of Tim’s enthusiasm for the arts, a piece of Irish artwork or craft in lieu of a bursary award trophy.
Michael Jackson, handling husband or wife at Matheson, explained: “The Tim Scanlon Company Regulation Bursary honours the lifestyle of our late colleague and friend, Tim Scanlon.
“Tim was not only an remarkable law firm but also a wonderful mentor to his colleagues and we are happy to carry on his legacy of empowering assorted expertise and developing the subsequent technology of authorized specialists.
“The bursary is also a tribute to Tim’s passionate interest in the arts and underlines Matheson’s dedication to supporting the arts in culture by means of our impactful enterprise programme initiatives.
“The arts perform a central position in broadening our horizons by encouraging analytical contemplating and we are delighted to give students an option to display creativity and innovation in their legal investigation and crafting.”
Patrick Schofield, the inaugural winner of the bursary in 2022, was awarded a bursary of €5,000 a placement in the company office as section of Matheson’s summer time internship programme and a piece of artwork by Skerries-centered Irish artist, Leonard Sexton.
Those who wish to implement for the 2023 bursary ought to post an essay of 1,200 words and phrases (excluding footnotes of realistic duration and citations) discussing the subsequent subject:
“Corporate obligation and supply chains – describe the affect of changes underneath new EU Directives on Corporate Sustainability Reporting and Because of Diligence.
Take into account the prospective impact on company responsibility and supply chain management arising from the two EU Directives on company sustainability reporting and checking, the Company Sustainability Reporting Directive EU 2022/2464 in power considering the fact that 5 January 2023, and the Corporate Sustainability Owing Diligence Directive EU 2019/1937 which is not nonetheless in pressure.”
Applicants need to be primarily based in a university, university of training, or equivalent 3rd level establishment on the island of Ireland.
Submissions ought to be emailed to [email protected] no later on than Thursday 23 March 2023. Much more information and facts is readily available from Matheson’s director of learning and development on [email protected].