Arthur Cox has won the Excellence in Marketplace category at this year’s Chambers Ireland Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Awards for its work with the Immigrant Council of Ireland. This relationship is part of Arthur Cox’s commitment to providing pro bono legal services. Arthur Cox has had a series of secondments at the Council since 2013 whereby trainees spend a number of months working at the Council. The results are of huge benefit to the many migrant families that access the Council’s legal services annually.
The Chambers Ireland 13th Annual CSR awards took place on 1 September 2016 in the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Dublin. The awards recognise the significant contribution that Irish business makes to society through CSR practices.
Arthur Cox was also shortlisted and commended for three other categories: Excellence in Volunteering for its Zambia project, Excellence in the Workplace for its Shared Parenting Leave Policy and for the Overall Excellence in CSR Award.
Commenting on the awards, Brian O’Gorman, Managing Partner at Arthur Cox, said: “Receiving this award and being shortlisted for so many others is great recognition of the wonderful CSR work that is done across the board in the firm on so many projects.”