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Kirby Tarrant Profiled in Business Post Series on Ireland's Corporate Leaders

August 20, 2019

Clark Hill Solicitors' Kirby Tarrant was the subject of a profile in Ireland's The Business Post. "If you cannot make a friend, don’t make an enemy" appeared in the August 18, 2019 edition.

Each week, the Sunday Business Post profiles one of Ireland’s corporate leaders, tracing their career to date and exploring the lessons they have learned along the way. 


What's the best advice you got along the way?

My mother always said, "if you cannot make a friend, don't make an enemy." I think that is good advice for a litigation lawyer. 

Based on your own experience, what are your top career tips?

Having self-belief is one of the most important things. If you have this, you can appear quietly confident rather than overconfident

You can be a brilliant lawyer but the best have devotion to detail. Set targets and do everything in your power to achieve them. 

As a leader, try to encourage people around you as much as you can and remind them, as Henry Ford said, "Don't find fault, find a remedy."

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Kirby Tarrant is Partner in Charge at Clark Hill Solicitors in Dublin, Ireland. He is recognised as an experienced commercial lawyer who is greatly valued by his clients for his practical, solution focused and highly strategic approach to his work.

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