Jill Callanan appointed head of litigation and dispute resolution at LK Shields
LK Shields Solicitors LLP has announced the appointment of Jill Callanan as its new head of litigation and dispute resolution.
Ms Callanan will replace outgoing head of department Michael Kavanagh to lead a team of specialists in litigation and dispute resolution across a wide variety of practice areas and sectors.
She has extensive experience in all aspects of commercial litigation and dispute resolution, particularly in breach of contract, shareholder and property disputes. She has also led the firm’s insolvency and restructuring practice for the last number of years.
Managing partner David Williams said: “I am delighted to welcome Jill as our new head of litigation and dispute resolution. Jill joined LK Shields over 20 years ago and has been a partner since 2009. This appointment is part of the ongoing growth and development of the firm.
“We have a thriving national and international client base and are continually adapting and innovating to meet their evolving service requirements and those of the market as a whole.
“I would also like to pay tribute to and thank Michael Kavanagh for his very significant contribution as head of our Litigation practice over many years.”
Ms Callanan added: “The LK Shields litigation and dispute resolution department has become one of the most highly regarded practices in the Irish market over the last number of years. We have incredibly talented solicitors and I look forward to further developing the depth and breadth of experience among the team.”