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 challenging issues.

Significant transactions include advising:

  • FINEOS Corporation Holding plc on its IPO on the Australian Securities Exchange
  • FINEOS Corporation Holdings plc on its share placement and acquisition of US corporation, Limelight Health, Inc.
  • The Irish Times DAC in its acquisition of Landmark Media Group including the Examiner
  • Sale of Pomo Search (Holdings) Limited to Google  
  • Sale of Cpl Resources plc to Japanese publicly listed company, Outsourcing Inc
  • Sale of Trinity Care Group to DomusVi Ireland Limited
  • 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

"Myra Garrett has been front and centre on advising us through the various stages of our growth journey and has been a trusted adviser." Legal 500 EMEA 2021 

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

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 

Legal 500 EMEA 2020 – Corporate / M&A notes "The 'excellent' Myra Garrett has extensive expertise in M&A. Excellent turnaround times and very good at explaining issues in layman's terms. Very pragmatic approach which worked well."

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  and Best Lawyers 2019 for Capital Markets and M&A law.

Myra is a non-executive director of, her alma mater affiliate, the University College Dublin Foundation. She is a council member of the International Bar Association, 'the Global voice of the Legal Profession'. 

 

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