Irish lawyer Donnchadh McCarthy has been promoted to of counsel at Maples and Calder (Luxembourg) SARL, the Maples Group's law firm in Luxembourg. Mr McCarthy joined the firm upon relocating from Dublin to Luxembourg in 2020, working in its funds and investment management practice.
Mr Justice Michael Humphreys, Bernard Brady KC and Michael Robinson have been appointed to the Northern Ireland Judicial Appointments Commission (NIJAC). Mr Justice Humphreys, who has been appointed for a five-year term, replaces Mr Justice Horner as the High Court judge commissioner.
Daniel Holder has been appointed as the new director of the Belfast-based Committee on the Administration of Justice (CAJ). Mr Holder, who has served as deputy director of the NGO since 2011, succeeds Brian Gormally, who also joined CAJ in 2011 and is retiring at the end of March after more than a d
Northern Ireland firm JMK Solicitors has grown to 100 staff members for the first time after welcoming 10 new legal advisors, legal administrators and apprentice solicitors since the start of the year. The personal injury specialist firm was established in 2003 and provides services from offices in
Mason Hayes & Curran LLP has appointed Dorit McCann as a partner in the firm's procurement, competition and antitrust teams. Ms McCann brings 25 years of local and international experience to the business law firm. She is renowned for her advice in EU competition law, drawn from her cross border
Global law firm Eversheds Sutherland has appointed Trevor Dolan as a partner in the firm's financial services sector group and head of asset management and regulation. Mr Dolan is highly experienced in investment fund law, providing Irish financial services legal advice to Irish and international fi
Six board members and a chairperson have been appointed to Tailte Éireann, the state body newly established through a merger of the Property Registration Authority, Valuation Office and Ordnance Survey Ireland. David McGarry has been selected as prospective chair of Tailte Éireann, whi
Rachel Minch SC has been appointed as chairperson of the Law Society of Ireland's new environmental and planning law committee, which is to be formally launched next week. Ms Justice Nuala Butler will address a launch event for the new body on Wednesday 29 March, the Gazette reports.
Philip Lee has appointed Eimear Collins as a partner in the firm's dispute resolution and litigation group. Ms Collins is a qualified mediator and has a strong practice in property and landlord and tenant disputes. She also regularly advises and represents clients in complex contractual, commercial
Hilkka Becker, the chairperson of the International Protection Appeals Tribunal (IPAT), has joined the board of directors of the Irish Centre for European Law (ICEL). Four people — Karen Banks, Attorney General Rossa Fanning SC, Professor Brigid Laffan MRIA and Professor Aoife Nolan &mdas
Dr Mary Tumelty has been reappointed to the Health and Social Care Professionals Council within multi-profession health regulator CORU. Dr Tumelty is a law lecturer at University College Cork (UCC), where her research interests include medical law, patient safety and alternative dispute resolution.
Arthur Cox partner Deirdre O'Mahony has been appointed as secretary of the International Bar Association's (IBA) anti-corruption committee. The anti-corruption committee provides an international forum for private and public-sector practitioners to meet and discuss anti-corruption laws, compliance p
Lawyers Rose Hynes and Bryan Bourke have been appointed to leading roles in the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) and AirNav Ireland. Ms Hynes, who was appointed as chairperson of the IAA in January 2021, has been re-appointed to the role and the IAA board for a five-year term.
RDJ LLP has appointed Evin McCarthy as the new head of the firm’s real estate group. Mr McCarthy is a partner in the firm’s Dublin office, where he represents developers, financial institutions, government agencies and investors in a wide variety of real estate transactions.
Irish lawyer Emer Finnegan has been appointed to lead the legal service for the European Council and the Council of the European Union. She will take up her new position as director-general of the Council Legal Service and as legal counsel of the European Council and the Council from 1 April 2023.