Solicitor John Wadham has been appointed as human rights advisor to the Northern Ireland Policing Board. Mr Wadham met the Board's chair Anne Connolly and vice chair Deborah Watters for the first time yesterday.
Child law expert Dr Conor O'Mahony has been appointed as special rapporteur on child protection for a three-year term. Dr O'Mahony is director of the child care law clinic at UCC, where he has supported litigation concerning children and advocated for law reform in the area of child law. He has publ
The Law Society of Ireland has appointed Riccardo Savona Siemens as editor-in-chief of the Hibernian Law Journal. Mr Siemens, a member of the outgoing board, succeeds Ciarán Donohue in the role and will edit the 19th volume of the Journal.
Privacy law firm FP Logue has announced the appointment of Niall Rooney as an associate solicitor. Mr Rooney will advise on all aspects of data protection and privacy, including data subject rights, data breach management, data protection policies and procedures, processor contracts, privacy impact
Mason Hayes & Curran has announced the appointment of Oliver FitzGerald as a partner in the firm's real estate team. Mr FitzGerald works with clients on the full range of real estate transactions, including the real estate aspects of banking and corporate deals. He advises international investor
Cork firm CDS Law & Tax has announced the appointment of Ross Jackson as solicitor and Cliodhna Murphy as trainee solicitor. Mr Jackson, who qualified as a solicitor in 2010, joins the corporate and commercial department at CDS, where his areas of expertise include corporate restructuring, corpo
Matheson partner Nicola Dunleavy has been appointed as a member of the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA). As one of just 35 members, Ms Dunleavy, who is also vice-president of Arbitration Ireland, is currently the only Irish member of the Court.
Barrister Damien McShane has been appointed to the Health Insurance Authority by Health Minister Simon Harris for a three-year term. The authority, established in 2001 as the statutory regulator of the private health insurance market, regularly advises the health minister on matters relating to heal
Arthur Cox has announced the appointment of Carolann Minnock as its first dedicated pro bono associate. The move follows hot on the heels of A&L Goodbody, who last year became the first Irish law firm to appoint a dedicated pro bono associate.
Dr Sarah Fulham-McQuillan has been appointed assistant professor in constitutional law at UCD Sutherland School of Law. She joined the university a year ago as the McCann FitzGerald-sponsored assistant professor in law and business.
James Duggan has been elected managing partner of Flynn O'Driscoll Business Solicitors, succeeding founder Pat Flynn. Mr Flynn is taking up the role of chairman following his 17-year term as managing partner, which has seen the firm grow to a staff of 85 people across two offices in Dublin and Galwa
Tully Rinckey Ireland has announced the appointment of Mary Flaherty as a consultant company secretary in Dublin. Ms Flaherty will advise business clients on all aspects of company establishment and company compliance.
Nasc, the Migrant and Refugee Rights Centre, has announced the appointment of barrister Julie O'Leary as its new legal service manager. Ms O'Leary, a graduate of UCC School of Law and the King's Inns, was called to the Bar in 2013 and has practised in immigration law, social welfare law, employment
Solicitor Susan O'Halloran has been appointed chief legal officer of the National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA). Ms O'Halloran joined the NTMA in 2012 and served as head of the NTMA's legal unit prior to her appointment as chief legal officer.
Solicitor Helen Martin has been appointed as chief executive of the Charities Regulator. She has been performing the functions of the CEO on an acting-up basis since last October, and prior to that was director of regulation at the regulatory body.