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58 Maples Group Lawyers and 16 Practice Groups Recognised in The Legal 500 EMEA 2024 Guide

29 Apr 2024

Maples and Calder, the Maples Group's law firm, is proud to announce that its Dublin, Luxembourg and Dubai offices have once again been recognised in The Legal 500 EMEA 2024 Guide.  Impressively, 58 lawyers earned rankings across 16 practice areas with clients praising the firm for being "knowledgeable, responsive and commercial" with the ability to "support and execute the deal efficiently".

Nine Partners were listed in the elite 'Leading Individuals' category, a further nine Partners received the 'Next Generation Lawyers' accolade while three lawyers were selected as 'Rising Stars' in their respective categories.  The firm's fast-growing Fintech practice was recognised while the firm's Data, Commercial & Technology practice, led by Claire Morrissey, continues to be regarded in the 'Firm to Watch' category.

In addition to many of the firm's lawyers retaining their rankings, the following lawyers received new accolades this year:

Jordan O'Brien (Corporate Partner), Vanessa Lawlor (Banking Partner) and Lorna Smith (Regulatory Partner) are all recognised as 'Next Generation Lawyers'

Gurminder Sanghera (Finance Of Counsel), Oliver Simpson (Corporate Of Counsel) and Mary Liz Mahony (Construction Of Counsel) are highlighted as 'Rising Stars'

Alex Walsh and Eoin O’Leary (Finance Associates) are recommended in Asset Finance

Emma Sheehy and Shane Divilly (Corporate Associates) are recommended in Corporate, Commercial and M&A

Pamela Keely and Mary Gill (Dispute Resolution & Insolvency Associates) are recommended in Dispute Resolution & Insolvency

Commenting on the rankings, Global Managing Partner, Jonathan Green, said: "I am delighted that our cross-jurisdictional legal expertise has been recognised once again in this year's Legal 500 EMEA Guide. I would like to thank our talented and experienced lawyers in our Dublin, Dubai and Luxembourg offices for their commitment and dedication. To our global clients, thank you for taking the time to respond to the survey with your kind words. We are committed to providing you with the highest quality legal advice along with a compelling range of leading complementary services." 

For over 30 years, The Legal 500 has been analysing the capabilities of law firms across the world, with a comprehensive research programme revised and updated every year to bring the most up-to-date vision of the global legal market.  Their research is based on submissions from law firms, interviews with leading private practice lawyers and feedback from over 300,000 clients worldwide.

A selection of testimonials from The Legal 500 EMEA 2024:

"The practice has a commercial, pragmatic and responsive approach. Clients would be particularly interested in this as a skill set within the team."

"The lawyers are incredibly committed to supporting us and are in many ways partners. At all levels, I see experts at the top of their field giving 100%."

"The team is experienced and quick to act. They can support and execute the deal efficiently."

"They are very responsive, know the market and are focused on delivering the deal."

"Extremely commercial, practical and focus on the key points in a deal."

"Firm has quality partners able to provide strategic and commercially-focused advice."

"They consistently go the extra mile for their clients, ensuring they are always equipped with the most current information."


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