Myra Garrett

Partner

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Myra is a Corporate Partner and former Managing Partner. She has a broad corporate practice specialising in mergers & acquisitions, public takeovers, IPOs and capital market transactions. She also advises companies and boards of directors on corporate governance and strategic issues.

Significant transactions include advising:

  • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice on its recommended takeover of UDG Healthcare plc
  • Fenergo on its sale to Bridgepoint Advisers Limited, Astorg Asset Management S.à.r.l.  and the management team
  • FINEOS Corporation Holding plc on its IPO on the Australian Securities Exchange
  • FINEOS on its share placement and acquisition of US corporation, Limelight Health, Inc.
  • Sale of Pomo Search (Holdings) Limited to Google
  • The Irish Times DAC in its acquisition of Landmark Media Group including the Examiner
  • Sale of Cpl Resources plc to Japanese publicly listed company, Outsourcing Inc
  • Skillsoft Group on its restructuring through US Chapter 11 proceedings. 

Seen as a "strong technical lawyer" Myra Garrett has established an outstanding reputation in the Irish M&A market.  Chambers Global 2021

Described by market sources 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." Chambers Global

"Excellent turnaround times and very good at explaining issues in layman's terms. Very pragmatic approach which worked well." Legal 500 EMEA 2020

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 is named as one of IFLR1000 Women Leaders 2021 – the elite cohort of the leading female transactional experts in local markets globally.

Myra is a council member of the International Bar Association, 'the Global voice of the Legal Profession'. 

 

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