McCartan Turkington Breen appoints two new partners and six associates
Belfast-based McCartan Turkington Breen has announced the appointment of two new partners and six new associates.
Civil litigation and criminal defence specialist Harry McAleese and clinical negligence and personal injury litigation specialist Tanya Waterworth have been promoted to the position of partner in recognition of their overall contribution to the firm and their expertise in these areas of practice.
Meanwhile, Brian Turkington, James Fay, Katie Campbell, Enda Lavery, Damian Collins and Michael Allison have been made associates of the firm.
Senior partner Colin Mitchell said: “McCartan Turkington Breen continues to grow and evolve as a leading full-service law firm and we have placed a major onus on investing in our team of highly experienced partners and solicitors.
“The promotion of Tanya and Harry is richly deserved and recognises their individual ability and the contribution they make to the delivery of excellent service to our clients and the overall success of McCartan Turkington Breen. They are two highly experienced young partners with tremendous expertise and knowledge across a variety of legal areas.
“We are also delighted to announce that Brian Turkington, James Fay, Katie Campbell, Enda Lavery, Damian Collins and Michael Allison have been promoted to associate level in recognition of their individual and collective contribution to the firm.
“We are committed to developing our emerging and experienced talent and I have no doubt they will continue to excel in their new roles.”
Mr McAleese said: “I’m delighted to be appointed a partner in McCartan Turkington Breen. It is exciting to be part of a young and dynamic partnership and I’m grateful for the opportunity to bring my skills and experience to this new role.
“I joined McCartan Turkington Breen as a trainee solicitor in 2009 and the firm has continued to go from strength to strength throughout my time here. I look forward to continuing to be part of a team focused on providing expert legal advice and top client service.”
Ms Waterworth said: “I am thrilled to have been appointed as partner in McCartan Turkington Breen. I joined the firm in 2014 and have really enjoyed being part of the litigation team which has grown, expanded and developed throughout my time with the firm.
“I now look forward to being part of the leadership team that aims to provide expert legal advice services to our clients to ensure the continued success of the firm.”