Solicitor Rea Walshe has been appointed interim CEO of the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) following the exit of John Delaney. Ms Walshe, a qualified solicitor who studied law at University College Cork (UCC), joined the FAI in 2014 and was named COO in February.
The Maples Group has announced the appointment of five partners, including a new head of employment, in its legal services division in Dublin. Karen Killalea has joined Maples Group after six years as an employment partner at A&L Goodbody, and will now head up its employment team.
Belfast firm Ó Muirigh Solicitors, which specialises in human rights law, has appointed Paul Duffy as a solicitor. Mr Duffy, a graduate of Queen's University Belfast (QUB) and Northumbria University, brings a wealth of experience in litigation and road traffic collisions.
Robert J. Rock, managing partner of Tully Rinckey's New York office, has qualified as a solicitor in Ireland in order to work with Tully Rinckey Ireland. Mr Rock has completed the extensive process of qualifying as a solicitor in Ireland and will now work with the firm's Dublin office.
Solicitor Niamh Muldoon has been appointed as registrar and CEO of the Veterinary Council of Ireland (VCI). Ms Muldoon, currently head of corporate governance and secretary to council at the Medical Council of Ireland, will take up the position in April.
Sligo-based Callan Tansey Solicitors has announced the promotion of Kathrina Bray to associate solicitor in Dublin. A native of Delvin, Co Westmeath, Ms Bray obtained Honours BCL and Masters degrees from UCD School of Law.
ByrneWallace has announced the appointment of Liam Connellan as partner and head of pensions. With over 20 years' experience in the pensions industry, Mr Connellan has extensive experience advising on all aspects of pension law.
Solicitor Fiona Hunter has been appointed to the position of legal and investigations officer for the Northern Ireland Commissioner for Children & Young People (NICCY). The role supports the Commissioner to fulfil her statutory function of keeping under review law, practice and services which re
Dublin firm Leman Solicitors has appointed David Heatley as a solicitor in the firm's litigation and dispute resolution team. Mr Heatley is dual-qualified to practice north and south of the border, having studied at Queen's University Belfast and the Institute of Professional Legal Studies (IPLS) an
Retired lawyer William Johnston has been appointed as a director to the board of the Port of Waterford Company. Mr Johnston, who recently retired from his position as a banking partner at Arthur Cox, was appointed alongside engineer Derry O'Sullivan with effect from February.
Dillon Eustace has announced the appointment of Keith Waine as partner and head of the firm's financial regulation team. Mr Waine will be responsible for providing regulatory advice and support to domestic and international corporates, financial services providers, banks, investment firms, retail cr
Legal rights group FLAC has appointed Deirdre Malone as legal manager of its Public Interest Law Alliance (PILA) project. Ms Malone, who has previously worked as a barrister in private practice, stepped down as executive director of the Irish Penal Reform Trust (IPRT) earlier this month in order to