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Two Partners at Eversheds Sutherland Ireland named Lawyers of the Year 2021

  • Ireland

    25-06-2021

    Leading global law firm, Eversheds Sutherland, is delighted to announce that two of its Partners have won awards at a virtual ceremony celebrating women in business law in Europe.

    Marie McGinley, Head of IP, IT and DP, has won ' Technology, Media, & Telecommunication Lawyer of the Year’ and  Deborah Hutton, Head of Asset Management and Regulatory, has won ‘Financial Regulation Lawyer of the Year’ and at the Women in Business Law Europe Awards 2021.

    Overall, Eversheds Sutherland Partners and firm were nominated in seven categories. 

    Alan Connell, Managing Partner at Eversheds Sutherland said:

    “Well done to Marie and Deborah, and indeed all the winners for these excellent achievements. As the leading, full service, global law firm in Ireland, we have a strong reputation for excellent and consistent delivery of services to all our clients, for the strength and depth of our multidisciplinary expertise, and for our commitment to our people and their progression. Our commitment to diversity forms an integral basis of the firm’s values and overall vision. Our lawyers are talented, highly knowledgeable and dedicated - I am delighted that Marie and Deborah have both been recognised as Lawyers of the Year.”

    The Women in Business Law Europe Awards honour women in the forefront of legal work in business law and those firms that have produced initiatives and programmes to support and encourage women and diversity within the industry and encourage the growth of women talent in their countries and globally. The firms are asked to provide evidence of their developed programmes and practices regarding gender diversity, innovation, diversity, mentoring, talent management, and pro bono work and the judges speak to a wide range of corporate contacts to get their opinions on the firms and attorneys they use.

    About Eversheds Sutherland

    Eversheds Sutherland is a global top 10 law firm that provides multidisciplinary legal advice and solutions to a global client base ranging from small and mid-sized businesses to the largest multinationals. 

    The firm has 74 offices in 35 countries worldwide, including nine in the US. The Irish offices (Dublin and Belfast), which serve as an important European hub for the firms' international client base, employ over 300 talented professionals and have a strong tradition and culture of investing in world-class people and nurturing young talent. The firm provides a full range of legal services, including corporate and M&A, dispute resolution and litigation, energy and infrastructure, data protection, insurance and financial service, employment and pensions, intellectual property, real estate and construction, and tax.

    Eversheds Sutherland holds the internationally recognised ISO 27001 certification for its exemplary data protection and information security in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland for its Dublin and Belfast offices. This ensures the firm follows best practices in protecting its data, improving its cybersecurity posture and business efficiency, while also ensuring that it meets legal and regulatory data protection obligations.

    This information is for guidance purposes only and should not be regarded as a substitute for taking legal advice. Please refer to the full terms and conditions on our website.

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