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Maples Group Partner Wins 'Rising Star' Award at European Law Awards

11 Sep 2020

Maples and Calder LLP, the Maples Group's law firm in Dublin, is proud to announce that one of its Partners, Niamh O’Shea, has been recognised as a 'Rising Star' at the Euromoney European Women in Business Law Awards 2020.

Niamh O’Shea, who is a Partner based in the Dublin office, joined the firm's graduate programme as a trainee in 2008. Upon qualifying in 2011, she joined the Funds & Investment Management practice and was appointed as Partner in January 2020.

Commenting on her award-win, Niamh said:  "It is a privilege to win this award and an honour to be recognised by Euromoney Legal Media Group among a number of other very accomplished lawyers across Europe.  I would like to thank my peers in the legal profession and of course our clients for their feedback."

Peter Stapleton, Partner and head of the Dublin Funds & Investment Management practice added: “Niamh joined the firm as a trainee in 2008 and progressed through the ranks to become a Partner earlier this year, so we are both delighted and proud that Niamh has received this prestigious international award.  This is a testament to Niamh’s talent, commitment and hard work over the past number of years and further highlights the Group's reputation as a leading adviser to the global funds industry.”

A 'Rising Star', according to the publication, recognises women across Europe who are blazing trails and making a name for themselves in their respective areas of practice

The European Women in Business Awards were presented virtually on Thursday, 10 September 2020. Deirdre McIlvenna, Partner in the Funds & Investment Management team was also shortlisted in the 'Best in Investment Funds' category. 

Earlier this year, the Funds & Investment Management team retained its position as the number one legal adviser to Irish-serviced funds for the seventh consecutive year by the Monterey Insight Ireland Fund Report 2019.

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