Mairéad is a partner and Head of Knowledge, Learning and Development at the firm.
Mairéad is responsible for the management of the firm’s Knowledge, Learning & Development (KL&D) function and the development and implementation of the firm’s Knowledge, Learning & Development strategy. The purpose of KL&D at Arthur Cox is to provide the best training and development opportunities for our people, to empower them to achieve standards of excellence with maximum efficiency, and to use our knowledge and resources to support our clients, guiding them through complex legal issues. As part of her role Mairéad has designed and delivered leadership programmes for the firm’s partners and senior lawyers, as well as development programmes for our people at various milestones in their careers. Mairéad sits on the firm’s Executive Committee and the firm’s ESG Group. She is also an active member of the Law Society of Ireland’s Curriculum Development Unit.
Mairéad spent over 20 years at a magic circle firm in the UK where she advised on legal, regulatory and market developments in relation to debt capital markets. She also developed the strategy and managed numerous projects for the Knowledge and Learning function within the debt capital markets department. At industry level, Mairéad worked closely with the International Capital Markets Association to develop practical solutions to comply with the increasing regulatory obligations on capital markets participants.