Tom Courtney Honoured with NUIG Alumni Award for Law, Public Policy and Government


9307: NUI Galway President, Dr Jim Browne presents the Alumni Award for Law, Public Policy and Government, sponsored by Ronan Daly Jermyn, to Dr Tom Courtney. Also pictured is Padraic Brennan, Partner in charge Ronan Daly Jermyn.

On Saturday, 4 March 2017,  NUI Galway announced the winners of its Alumni Awards at its annual Alumni Awards Gala Banquet.

The Alumni Awards recognise individual excellence and achievements among the University’s 90,000 graduates worldwide. The 2017 Awards programme boasted an impressive roll call of 100 outstanding graduates from a variety of disciplines.

Dr. Tom Courtney, Corporate Partner and Head of the Company Compliance and Governance Practice at Arthur Cox, was honoured with the Alumni Award for Law, Public Policy and Government. In this video he recounts the story of his journey into law, his formative years at NUI Galway and the vision that drove him to become a pivotal light in company law in Ireland.

Brian O’Gorman, Managing Partner, congratulated Tom on this remarkable achievement:

‘On behalf of the partners here at Arthur Cox, I would like to congratulate our colleague Dr. Tom Courtney on receiving this prestigious award that acknowledges the strong influence and impact that Tom has made to company law in this country over the past number of years.’