Claire Morrissey Appointed Partner at Maples & Calder LLP

2nd November 2020

Posted In: So In Demand

Maples and Calder LLP, the Maples Group’s law firm in Ireland, is pleased to announce the appointment of Claire Morrissey to its growing Irish office.

Claire joins the firm as a Partner and head of the Data, Commercial and Technology practice.  She was previously a Partner at another Irish law firm and before that, spent a number of years at a Magic Circle law firm in London.  A leading adviser on data, technology and commercial contracts with particular expertise in GDPR compliance and investigations, emerging technologies and complex sourcing projects, Claire also advises on the technology, IP and data aspects of joint ventures and mergers and acquisitions.

Claire is highly recommended in a number of top-tier independent legal directories with clients lauding her as “practical and responsive”1, “technically excellent” and “meticulous in her analysis”3 .  Impressively, in 2018, she was the only Irish lawyer to be listed in the prestigious ’40 under 40′ Global Data Review.

Commenting on her appointment, Claire Morrissey said:  “I am delighted to join the Maples Group where I’ll be working alongside an excellent team of lawyers and professionals.  I look forward to leading this practice area while growing our client base and contributing to the success of the Data, Commercial and Technology practice.”

The Maples Group has a global footprint of 18 offices worldwide and its European offices in Dublin, Jersey, London, Luxembourg and the Netherlands continue to grow year on year.  Claire’s appointment is part of a long-term international investment strategy and follows a number of recent strategic appointments across the Group’s European offices.