Dr Charles O'Sullivan has joined Maynooth University School of Law and Criminology as an assistant professor in law. He previously completed his PhD at Maynooth before joining the faculty at Dublin City University and later Ulster University.
Six people, including lawyers Noeline Blackwell and Caoilfhionn Gallagher KC, have been proposed for appointment to the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission. The six new members proposed by the government are:
Browne Jacobson has promoted specialist dispute resolution lawyer Darragh Killeen to partner. Mr Killeen has particular expertise in handling complex transnational TMT disputes and regulatory investigations. He represents clients across a variety of sectors, in particular technology, construction an
Dublin-based Ken Kennedy Solicitors has welcomed Eibhlin Dowley to the team as a probate solicitor. Ms Dowley specialises in administration of estates, wills, succession, tax planning and enduring powers of attorney.
Business law firm Mason Hayes & Curran has promoted 16 new senior associates across the technology, built environment, healthcare, financial services and food, agriculture and beverage sectors. Noel Kealy, Nina Milosavljevic, Hazel Sheridan, Alison Stenson, Andrew Tinker and Karen Hennessy have
International law firm Bird & Bird has appointed IP and data litigator Ann Henry and corporate specialist Brendan O’Brien as partners in its Irish offices, boosting its total partner count to five. Ms Henry and Mr O'Brien will, over the coming months, join existing partners including IP an
Brendan Hayes, regulatory counsel at Fexco, has been re-appointed to the audit committee of the European Young Bar Association (EYBA). Mr Hayes, who was first appointed to the committee in 2022, was re-elected at the EYBA’s 2023 AGM, which took place over the weekend during the association&rsq
Belfast solicitor Shannon Gawley has been elected as vice-president of the European Young Bar Association (EYBA). Ms Gawley, a solicitor at Carson McDowell, was elected at the EYBA's 2023 AGM, which took place over the weekend during the association's summer conference in Oslo.
Dublin solicitor Noreen Maguire has been appointed to Rowing Ireland's board of directors. Ms Maguire, the principal of Maguire Muldoon Solicitors since 2002, will represent the Leinster region on the board of the national governing body for the sport of rowing across the island of Ireland.
Barrister Oonagh Buckley has been appointed as secretary-general of the Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications. Ms Buckley, currently the interim chair of An Bord Pleanála, will take up the role from 2 September 2023 when outgoing secretary-general Mark Griffin completes hi
ByrneWallace LLP has welcomed back Laura Greene, who previously trained with the firm, as a partner in its technology law practice. Ms Greene specialises in advising the private and public sector on a broad range of IT-related matters including software development and licensing, outsourcing, large
Global law firm DLA Piper has appointed Naoise Harnett as a partner in the firm's corporate practice in Dublin. Mr Harnett, previously a partner in another International law firm based in Dublin, will join the firm's international insurance sector team, bringing with him more than 15 years’ ex
Construction and insurance law specialist firm Beale & Co has appointed Ciara Keenan to its Dublin office as a disputes and commercial litigation solicitor. Ms Keenan qualified as a solicitor in 2020 and previously worked in a busy commercial firm as a commercial litigation and dispute resolutio
UK and Ireland law firm Browne Jacobson has appointed specialist data privacy lawyer Francis Katamba as a partner in the firm. Mr Katamba, who joins the firm from the UK's Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), is based in Manchester but will support the firm's client base across the UK and Irelan
International law firm DAC Beachcroft (DACB) has welcomed complex injury claims specialist Andrew Burke as a partner in its claims solution group (CSG) practice in Belfast. Mr Burke has been a solicitor at Murphy & O'Rawe since 2000 and was made partner in 2008. Prior to this he was a barrister