Beale & Co has announced the appointment of insurance lawyer Jackie Cunningham as a senior associate in the firm's Dublin office. Ms Cunningham joins the construction and insurance law specialist firm from DAC Beachcroft, where she was an associate.
William Fry LLP has announced the appointment of two new partners – bringing its total to 79 – and three consultants. The new partners are Mary Cooney in the firm's litigation and dispute resolution department and Anne Tobin in the firm's tax department, while the new consultants are Sin
Jenny Ahern has joined corporate and commercial law firm LK Shields Solicitors as its new head of banking and finance. Previously a partner with Mason Hayes & Curran LLP, Ms Ahern is a corporate banking specialist with extensive experience in dealing with domestic and cross-border transactions i
Finance lawyer Séamus Ó Cróinín has been named as the next chair of A&L Goodbody LLP (ALG). Mr Ó Cróinín will succeed Eileen Roberts, a partner in the firm's disputes and investigations group, following her successful three-year term in the post.
International law firm DAC Beachcroft (DACB) has announced the appointment of three new partners in its Dublin office. David Kennedy and Louise O'Reilly have been promoted to partner in the firm's insurance litigation team, while Brian Ormond has been made a partner in the regulatory and commercial
Belfast-based Carson McDowell has announced the appointment of four new partners in its Belfast and Dublin offices. In Belfast, Hilary Griffith, Richard Dickson and Damian McElholm have been appointed as partners in the corporate, real estate and banking and finance teams respectively. In Dublin, Ka
Northern Ireland lawyer Conor McCann has joined Australian firm Celtic Legal as an overseas qualified solicitor in the firm's commercial practice. Based in Toowong, Queensland, Celtic Legal is a boutique law firm specialising in commercial law, insolvency and debt recovery.
McCann FitzGerald LLP has shaken up its leadership, with Stephen Holst taking on the role of managing partner and new group leaders and partners being appointed. Mr Holst, whose appointment to the top role was announced last November, succeeds Barry Devereux, whose second term as managing partner co
Family lawyer Aidan Reynolds has been appointed as a partner at Keith Walsh Solicitors in Dublin. Mr Reynolds was the longest-serving partner at family law firm Gallagher Shatter, which dissolved on Saturday. He joined the firm in September 1988 and became a partner in October 1991.
David Widger has formally taken on the role of managing partner of A&L Goodbody LLP (ALG), succeeding Julian Yarr. His appointment to the position held by Mr Yarr since 2010 was announced last October and took effect from the start of May.
Legal and professional services group Gateley has announced the appointment of real estate lawyer Alison Reid as its office managing partner in Belfast. Ms Reid joined the business in 2021 as a partner in the real estate team, specialising in the supported and assisted living sector as well as resid
DLA Piper has announced that Edel O’Kelly, corporate, has been promoted to the firm's global partnership. Ms O’Kelly is the first partner promotion within DLA Piper in Ireland. DLA Piper also today announces the appointment of Declan Lavelle as a partner in the firm's tax practice in Ire
Global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) has announced the promotion of Lyn Harris to partner in the firm's alternative legal services (ALT) centre in Belfast. Ms Harris is the third partner to be promoted from the ALT team in Belfast following Lisa McLaughlin and Libby Jackson.
Construction and insurance law specialist firm Beale & Co has announced the promotion of Fiona Mackey to senior associate in its Dublin office. Ms Mackey, who joined the firm in 2009, specialising in professional indemnity defence litigation, acting in particular for engineers, architects, solic