Garrett is a Partner in the Firm’s Corporate Law Department in which he advises on commercial and insurance law matters. He has considerable experience in transactional work, contractual matters and corporate advisory issues, particularly in regulated markets.
His practice concentrates on non-contentious insurance law and regulation including the establishment and authorisation of insurers, the provision of cross-border services, on-going supervisory issues, compliance obligations, new product development, policy wording and the winding up of insurers. He has advised a wide range of leading domestic and international insurance companies on the sale, purchase and/or absorption of businesses and the consolidation and restructuring of their existing operations.
The Firm’s client base includes various life and non-life insurers, reinsurers, and different types of intermediaries. Garrett also advises extensively on all aspects of insurance law, including authorisation and regulation of insurance intermediaries and various contractual arrangements between an insurer and its intermediaries.
Admitted as a solicitor in 2001
B.A. (Mod) (1995) Trinity College Dublin
Member of the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association, the Irish Environmental Law Association and the International Bar Association (IBA).
Achievements and Endorsements
Garrett was for some time the editor of the Irish chapter of Butterworth’s “European Tax and Investment Guide” and has contributed to books and leading journals. He has written articles on regulated areas such as insurance law, financial intermediaries, energy, competition, and the environment. He has also contributed to international publications on subjects including inward investment, corporate governance and share capital.
“Recommended as a leading regulatory insurance lawyer”
Marquis Who’s Who, 2020
“Garrett’s professionalism, knowledge, accessibility and pragmatism are key strengths..he is outcome oriented whilst understanding our objectives as a regulated entity. It is reassuring and comforting that we can pick up a phone and speak with Garrett or any of his colleagues.”
Legal 500 EMEA, 2020
“Garrett Miller is ultra professional and is a technical expert in this area of the law…thorough and every response is well thought through…very pleasant to deal with and always approachable.”
Legal 500 EMEA, 2020
“Garrett has excellent subject matter expertise”
Legal 500 EMEA, 2019
“Creative and insightful practice head Garrett Miller…is knowledgeable and experienced”
Legal 500 EMEA, 2018
“Garrett has an in-depth knowledge of insurance legislation”
Legal 500 EMEA, 2017
“Eugene F. Collins’ ‘diligent and knowledgeable’ team is headed by Garrett Miller, who has ‘immense insight into contract law’.”
Legal 500 EMEA, 2015