Shoosmiths has announced the appointment of Sarah Ewing and John Palmer as real estate partners in the firm's Belfast office. Ms Ewing is an experienced real estate practitioner with particular expertise in residential development and acting for major retailers, while Mr Palmer is a respected projec
The Department of Justice has announced the appointment of Caroline Conway as Northern Ireland's new independent reviewer of criminal record certificates. Northern Ireland is the only part of the UK to provide screening of criminal record information through an independent reviewer, who can review c
Belfast-based Mackenzie & Dorman Solicitors has announced the appointment of Jill McDowell as associate director and Shari Holmes as assistant solicitor. Ms McDowell trained with the firm and continues to expand her residential conveyancing, wills and elderly client practice.
The Department of Justice has announced the appointment of 12 lawyers to the Civil Legal Services Appeals Panels, which considers appeals regarding the granting of legal aid in civil cases. Ciaran Harvey, Jim Kitson, Charles Redpath and Htaik Win have been appointed as presiding members.
International law firm Lewis Silkin LLP has announced the promotion of Linda Hynes to partner, making her the second partner in the firm's recently-opened Dublin office. Ms Hynes joined Lewis Silkin's Dublin office on its opening in March 2018 as a managing associate, advising on all aspects of empl
Belfast firm Elliott Duffy Garrett (EDG) has announced the appointment of Cathy Murphy, Ian McFarland and Neil Mulholland as partners. Ms Murphy, who trained with EDG, has been appointed partner in the firm's corporate department, where she advises on business sales and purchases.
Belfast firm Edwards & Co Solicitors has announced the appointment of Sarah Burrows as a solicitor. Ms Burrows was head of the charity law team in a large corporate practice in Belfast and now joins partner Jenny Ebbage to further develop the team at Edwards & Co.
Barrister Mark McGarrity was sworn in as a district judge in the Magistrates' Courts this morning. A graduate of Queen's University Belfast and the Institute of Professional Legal Studies (IPLS), he called to The Bar of Northern Ireland in 2004 and The Bar of Ireland in 2011.
International law firm Pinsent Masons has announced the appointment of Naoise Harnett as a corporate financial services partner in Dublin. Mr Harnett, who will start in the summer, is joining from William Fry, where he is currently a partner in the insurance and reinsurance department.
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.