William Fry’s Myra Garrett wins award at 2015 European Women in Business Law Awards
Women in business awards 2015

20th June 2015: Myra Garrett, Corporate Partner in William Fry and former Managing Partner of the Firm has won the ‘Best in Corporate Governance’ Award at the 2015 Euromoney LMG Europe Women in Business Law Awards. The ‘Best in Corporate Governance’ award, chosen by a team of researchers, was awarded to Myra in recognition of her work advising clients on large high profile transactions and corporate matters.

Bryan Bourke, William Fry Managing Partner, said, “We are delighted for Myra.  The award is a tremendous personal achievement and well-deserved recognition of her expertise at the top end of the market.  Over many years she has been a valued colleague in William Fry and has consistently ranked as a leading Irish lawyer by international legal directories. In addition, this award recognises the strength and experience of the Corporate team at William Fry.”

Including Myra, four of William Fry’s partners were shortlisted for a total of 8 individual awards, more than any other Irish law firm. Additional nominations included Carol Plunkett (Copyright; Patent; and Trademark); Myra Garrett (Capital Markets - Equity; and M&A); Nora Lillis (Trusts & Estates); and Tara O’Reilly (Investment Funds).

Sponsored by Euromoney LMG, the annual European Women in Business Law Awards identifies individual distinction and innovative law firm initiatives, the annual European Women in Business Law Awards ceremony was held in London last evening. The individual practice area awards recognise female lawyers who have successfully become an influential and leading professional in their chosen field. The firm awards celebrate the best initiatives for gender diversity, innovation, minority women, mentoring, work-life balance, pro bono work and talent management, as well as best in country/ region.

For further information, please contact:
Sinead Hennebry, William Fry, +353 1 489 6429 or sinead.hennebry@williamfry.com