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