Myra Garrett

Partner

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Myra is a Corporate Partner and former Managing Partner of the Firm. She has a broad corporate practice specialising in mergers & acquisitions, public takeovers, IPOs and capital market transactions.  She has a particular expertise in advising technology companies on fundraising, exit strategies including trade sales and restructuring.  She also advises companies and boards of directors on corporate governance, general compliance and challenging issues.

Significant transactions include advising:

  • FINEOS Corporation Holding plc on its IPO on the Australian Securities Exchange
  • The Irish Times DAC on the acquisition of Landmark Media Group including the Examiner
  • Fenergo Group Shareholders on the disposal of controlling stake to Insight Venture
  • Guerbet Group on its acquisition of the CMDS business of Mallinckrodt
  • Netwatch Holdings DAC on its global merger with entities including Californian based National Monitoring Centre in a deal funded by private equity firm, Riverside
  • Naval Group as secured lender in Openhydro Group including the petition for liquidation of the parent and main operation companies in the group
  • The Board of the Quinn Hospitality Group as appointed by the IBRC Share Receiver.

Myra is a non-executive director of the University College Dublin Foundation. She is co-chair of the Law Firm Management Committee of the International Bar Association. 

Myra is consistently ranked as a leading lawyer by international legal directories.

Myra commands the respect of the market due to her experience in private and public M&A transactions. Clients say: "She is excellent at translating our legal position into a commercial reality. She robustly defends the important positions and is a clever and adept negotiator." ​Chambers Global 2019

Myra has been listed in the IFLR1000 Women Leaders 2019 which recognises a select group of 300+ lawyers who are the best female IFLR1000 Leading Lawyers working in their areas nationally. 

Myra Garrett is a "very experienced and capable lawyer" who has "a great reputation in the market,"according to commentators. Clients say that Myra is "excellent because she is very deadline-oriented and very customer-friendly." She is well respected among peers and clients for her experience of assisting with M&A transactions, IPOs and public takeovers. Chambers Global 2018 

Myra is recognised in Best Lawyers 2019 under 'The Best Lawyers in Ireland' for work in Capital Markets Law, Corporate Law and Mergers & Acquisition Law.

Chambers Global 2017 state Myra has a particular focus on advising technology companies on fund-raisings, particularly IPOs and open offers. Sources describe her as "hugely competent." 

Chambers Global describes Myra as “simply outstanding; she is an exceptionally talented lawyer and a highly skilled deal broker.”  She “has a commercial acumen and pragmatism that is unusual to find in a lawyer” and is “a tough negotiator, someone you definitely want in your corner rather than your opponent’s."


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