Appointments

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Global law firm DLA Piper has appointed Kathi Ó Riain as a partner in the firm’s real estate practice. Ms Ó Riain will join the firm on 1 May 2024 from Addleshaw Goddard Ireland, where she was a partner and head of property and construction.

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Global law firm Eversheds Sutherland has appointed Seán Scally as a commercial partner and head of energy in the firm's Dublin office. Mr Scally brings almost 15 years’ experience to the firm. He advises clients (developers, lenders, sponsors) on the development and financing of energy

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Kane Tuohy LLP has appointed Triona Cody as a senior associate in the firm's employment and litigation department. Ms Cody is an employment law specialist with more than 10 years' experience. She advises corporates, SMEs, public bodies, not-for-profit organisations and individual private clients.

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Global legal business DWF has announced seven promotions in its Belfast office. As previously reported, partner and Belfast office head Julie Galbraith has been promoted to the rank of managing partner while Orla Hanna has been appointed as a partner in the finance and restructuring team.

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Matheson has appointed former OECD adviser Olivia Long as head of tax policy within the firm's tax department. Ms Long, who previously spent a number of years working with Matheson, rejoins the firm from the OECD in Paris, where she spent a number of years working with its tax treaty unit.

Northern Ireland

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Global legal business DWF has announced seven promotions in its Belfast office. As previously reported, partner and Belfast office head Julie Galbraith has been promoted to the rank of managing partner while Orla Hanna has been appointed as a partner in the finance and restructuring team.

Universities

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Professor Siobhán Mullallyhas been elected as first chairperson of the newly-established Platform of Independent Experts on Refugee Rights (PIERR). Established by a group of UN and regional independent human rights experts in December, PIERR aims to better co-ordinate joint advocacy initiativ

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Matheson has announced the 2024 launch of the Tim Scanlon corporate law bursary, named in honour of late Matheson partner and former chairperson Tim Scanlon. The bursary, now in its third year, is delivered as part of Matheson's impactful business programme and is open to undergraduate and postgradu

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Students at Dublin City University (DCU) have represented Ireland at Europe's largest European Court of Human Rights moot court competition in Switzerland. The three-person team of Niko Kawonczyk, Edel Daly and Holly Heeney travelled to St Gallen to compete in the Helga Pedersen Moot Court Competiti

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The cost-of-living crisis, a protracted war in Ukraine and a vicious conflict in the Middle East are among the emergencies that have meant a stressful year for many of us. Some upcoming respite over the Christmas and New Year break will be welcome. Sadly, though, that won’t be the case for eve

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Time is something of a scarce commodity for solicitor Susan Martin. Like the principal of any independent law firm, she has been dealing with the inescapable practicalities of life that kick in at this time of year — a list of demands that were somewhat reduced when she recently completed her

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Fiona McNulty clearly thrives on being “involved”. And she positively embraces the opportunity to participate in a range of activities that both extend beyond and complement her work as a senior associate at Mason Hayes & Curran LLP by Dublin’s Grand Canal Dock. “I enjoy

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Not all that’s useful in a legal career is learned at university. In Kevin Winters’ case, his concern about injustice began as a 10-year-old boy working during school holidays on building sites in areas such as Twinbrook in republican west Belfast and Dee Street in loyalist Ballymacarret