International law firm Taylor Wessing has recruited corporate finance and M&A specialists Paddy Quinlan and Dannie Hanna to its Dublin office. Mr Quinlan joins the firm as a partner from Maples and Calder, bringing over 20 years' experience as a specialist corporate finance and M&A lawyer.
International law firm Walkers has appointed Elliot Milton as of counsel in its asset finance team in Dublin. Mr Milton is a former senior vice president at SMBC Aviation Capital. He previously worked in private practice in Dublin, London and Brussels for several years before working as a diplomat i
US-headquartered Clark Hill has promoted Ray Kelliher and Aoife Sheehy to partners in Dublin. The pair are among 17 lawyers who have been promoted with effect from January to the position of "member", which is equivalent to the rank of partner in Irish law firms.
International law firm Clark Hill has appointed Kevin Kent as a litigator working from its Dublin and Philadelphia offices. Mr Kent, who joins from a Philadelphia-based law firm, will co-lead the firm's transatlantic strategy with Pittsburgh-based Jarrod Duffy and Dublin-based Sam Saarsteiner.
Rossa Fanning SC has been appointed as Attorney General, replacing Paul Gallagher SC. Mr Fanning, who is not a member of any political party, was nominated by new Taoiseach Leo Varadkar as part of the government reshuffle which took place over the weekend.
Global law firm Dentons has announced a double appointment to its Dublin office, with Ciara FitzGerald joining as a disputes partner and Lesley Caplin joining as of counsel. Ms FitzGerald is the ninth partner appointed to the office this year, joining Colm OhUiginn, David McGuinness, Michael McDonal
Philip Lee LLP has appointed George Kennedy as a partner in the firm's corporate group, bringing its total number of corporate transaction partners to 10. Mr Kennedy specialises in corporate transactions and has extensive experience advising Irish and international clients on M&A, private equity
Callan Tansey Solicitors has announced the appointment of Niamh Ni Mhurchú and David O'Malley as joint managing partners with effect from January. Ms Ni Mhurchú continues for a second term as managing partner, while Mr O'Malley succeeds John Kelly, who was joint managing partner for ei
Three partners, a new director and two senior associates are among senior lateral hire appointments to DWF's commercial team in Belfast. New partners Mark Blair, Olivia O'Kane and Scott Kennedy, director Caroline McNally and senior associates Amanda Byrnes and Emma Copeland join 26 other legal profe
Professor Caroline Fennell, a professor emerita of law at University College Cork, is among the first four people nominated for appointment to the new Electoral Commission, which will be entitled An Coimisiún Toghcháin. Ministers yesterday agreed to nominate Professor Fennell, along wi
KPMG has launched a standalone law firm in Ireland with ambitions to establish a team of 160 legal professionals within the next two to three years. Led by managing partner John Given and based at Stokes Place, Dublin 2, KPMG Law is providing clients with immediate access to its 60-strong legal and
DLA Piper has appointed Gavin Woods as a partner in the firm's litigation and regulatory practice in Ireland. Mr Woods will join the firm in January 2023 from Arthur Cox, where he has been a partner since 2011. He specialises in litigation, dispute resolution, and investigations and advises on a bro