Appointments

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Professor Fionnuala Ní Aoláin has been appointed as an honorary King's Counsel in recognition of her contribution to the law. A professor of law at Queen's University Belfast, she was nominated for her work in advising the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission and civil society, inf

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Mercy Law Resource Centre (MLRC), which provides free legal advice and representation to people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, has welcomed Kate Heffernan as a solicitor. Ms Heffernan was previously an associate in Arthur Cox's litigation, dispute resolution and investigations dep

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Global law firm Eversheds Sutherland has appointed employment law specialist Marie Claire Scullion as a partner in the firm's commercial department in Dublin. Ms Scullion, who brings over 18 years' experience, provides strategic and practical advice to domestic and international clients on all aspec

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LK Shields has promoted Jane O'Grady to partner in the firm's newly-rebranded technology and innovation team. Ms O'Grady trained as a solicitor with LK Shields and went on to spend time in a major Dublin firm before re-joining in 2018 as an associate in the firm's intellectual property, technology a

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A consultant at William Fry, an in-house lawyer at OpenAI and a law professor at Trinity College Dublin are among the members of a new advisory council helping to shape the Irish government's approach to artificial intelligence.

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Philip Lee has promoted Laura Mullen, Cian Moriarty, Brendan O'Connor and Hugo Grattirola to partners in the firm. Projects and construction partner Ms Mullen works in a range of practice areas including PPP projects, construction, public procurement law and procurement litigation.

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In-house lawyer Ross White has been elected as chair of the Northern Ireland Young Solicitors' Association (NIYSA). Mr White, legal counsel at construction group GRAHAM, succeeded Shannon Gawley following the association's AGM at Law Society House yesterday.

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Court of Appeal judge Ms Justice Ann Power has been appointed to chair the judge-led tribunal of inquiry on dignity and equality issues in the Defence Forces. The inquiry is being established to investigate whether there have been serious systemic failures in the complaints processes in the Defence

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LK Shields has welcomed Katie Hogan as an associate solicitor in the firm's litigation and dispute resolution team. Ms Hogan joined the firm after qualifying as a solicitor with another Dublin firm.

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Professor Aisling Swaine has joined UCD Sutherland School of Law from the UCD School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice. She was last year awarded a European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grant of €2 million to lead ‘GENCOERCTRL’, a project examining women’

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Northern Ireland commercial law firm Cleaver Fulton Rankin has welcomed its latest cohort of trainee solicitors. The new trainees are Rebecca Cargill, who completed her legal studies at Ulster University; Rachael Orr, an alumna of the University of St Andrews and the University of Law; and Ross Gall

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UK and Ireland firm Browne Jacobson has appointed William Darmody as partner and head of the firm's Irish corporate team. Mr Darmody has extensive experience in company law matters, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, restructuring, venture capital and private equity investments. He wi

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Northern Ireland firm Millar McCall Wylie has announced the appointment of Chris Phillips as director. His new role was created as part of the firm’s strategic development plan aimed at strengthening its presence in core growth areas.

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