Ronan Daly Jermyn appoints five new partners

Ronan Daly Jermyn appoints five new partners

Pictured (L-R): David Phelan, Michelle Ryan, Richard Martin, Marie Gavin, Michael Quinlan and Ruth Finnerty

Ronan Daly Jermyn (RDJ) has announced the appointment of five new partners across the firm’s corporate, employment, healthcare, litigation and real estate practices.

The new partner are Ruth Finnerty in healthcare, Marie Gavin in corporate and commercial, David Phelan in real estate, Michael Quinlan in litigation and Michelle Ryan in employment.

Commenting on the promotions, managing partner Richard Martin said: “My congratulations go to all of our new partners on reaching this milestone in their career. They are all talented solicitors who have demonstrated exemplary commitment to the firm and to our clients. I am delighted to welcome them into the partnership.”

Ms Finnerty specialises in Healthcare Law and has extensive experience in advising healthcare professionals and hospitals in the defence of medical claims in the Irish courts. She also regularly advises healthcare professionals and hospitals in regulatory matters and at disciplinary inquiries and coroner’s inquests.

Ms Gavin has a wide range of experience across corporate transactional and advisory work including mergers and acquisitions, company law and governance, joint ventures, private equity, venture capital and other corporate finance transactions. She also routinely advises clients on the complex issues regarding intellectual property, data, and technology in M&A and technology transactions.

Mr Phelan has built his experience across a range of real estate practice areas including development projects, investment acquisitions and disposals, landlord and tenant matters and real estate financing. His clients include developers of significant commercial and residential sites, as well as lenders and equity investors funding such development schemes.

Mr Quinlan specialises in dispute resolution and insolvency and corporate restructuring. His core areas of practice are commercial litigation including insurance defence litigation, corporate and personal insolvency and shareholder disputes.

He represents a board range of national and international clients, in the private and public sectors, in all aspects of contentious litigation (including contentious insolvency litigation) in court, as well as in alternative dispute resolution processes including mediation, arbitration and regulatory investigations. He also advises in the areas of data protection, financial services regulation and compliance.

Ms Ryan has extensive experience providing advice in areas such as wrongful and unfair dismissal; sexual harassment and bullying and harassment; transfer of undertakings (TUPE); contingent workers; redundancies; industrial relations; and restrictive covenants, and regularly represents clients in the Workplace Relations Commission, Labour and High Court.

She has also built specialist expertise in data protection and privacy issues and is a member of RDJ’s cyber and data protection team.

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