LK Shields Solicitors LLP has announced the appointment of David Williams as managing partner as part of a leadership shake-up at the firm.
Maura McNally SC has been elected as chair of the Council of The Bar of Ireland, succeeding Mícheál P. O’Higgins SC after two years in the post. She becomes the second-ever woman elected to the position, following Ms Justice Mella Carroll who held the role more than four decades
Business law firm Mason Hayes & Curran LLP has announced the promotion of Shane Reynolds to partner in the firm's health and prosecutions team. A specialist in the areas of criminal law, administrative law and investigations, Mr Reynolds helps organisations with regulatory prosecutions, and as a
Corporate and commercial law firm LK Shields has announced the promotion of projects and construction specialist Jamie Ritchie to partner. Mr Ritchie plays a central role in advising some of the firm's largest domestic and international clients on their legal requirements in infrastructure, construc
Legal rights group FLAC has announced the appointment of solicitor Christopher McCann to provide advocacy and legal representation to the Traveller community. The rights group is launching a dedicated Traveller legal service, supported by the Community Foundation and in co-operation with a steering
William Fry partner Sonya Manzor has been appointed to lead the firm's multidisciplinary, full-service tax team. Ms Manzor, who joined the firm in 2005, advises both domestic and multinational corporations across a range of sectors on Irish tax matters.
Commercial law firm Tughans has announced the appointment of three new partners and a private client director. New partner Chris Milligan has joined the commercial real estate team as a partner, while Andrew Kirke has been promoted to partner seven years after joining the firm. Mr Milligan, an energ
Maynooth University has appointed Dr Avril Brandon and Dr Cian Ó Concubhair as assistant professors in the Department of Law. Dr Brandon, who joined the university in September, has been promoted to assistant professor of criminology, while Dr Ó Concubhair has joined the department as
Tralee firm Pierse McCarthy Lucey Solicitors LLP has announced the promotion of Alex Hoffman to partner in the firm. Mr Hoffman joined the firm as an associate solicitor in September 2018, having previously trained and worked with a Cork law firm for 17 years.
Longford firm Connellan Solicitors LLP has announced the promotion of Brendan Noone to partner in the firm. Mr Noone, who joined the 106-year-old firm in October 2017, will now serve as partner alongside Mark Connellan and Gerard Carthy.
Retired solicitor Paul Kennedy has been nominated for appointment as the Northern Ireland Assembly's new commissioner for standards. Mr Kennedy qualified as a solicitor in 1983 and spent 32 years in private practice, including 28 years as principal in his own firm.
UK law firm TLT has announced the appointment of Jason Byrne, the former head of Shoosmiths in Northern Ireland, as a partner in Belfast. Mr Byrne brings almost two decades of experience in insolvency and litigation to TLT, as well as financial services compliance and regulation.
Barrister Sunniva McDonagh SC has been recommended by ministers for appointment to the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (IHREC). The decision to reappoint Ms McDonagh, who previously served as a commissioner from 2014 to 2019, comes after Professor Siobhán Mullally, one of eight hum
A pair of prominent medical negligence solicitors have launched a new specialist practice, Liston Flavin, in Co Wicklow. The Greystones-based firm is led by partners Rachael Liston and Clare Flavin, former colleagues at Orpen Franks who headed up its award-winning medical negligence department.
HOMS Solicitors has announced the appointment of Stephen Walker, former managing partner of Dublin-based Whitney Moore, as a consultant in its corporate team. The hire forms part of the corporate growth strategy at HOMS Solicitors, which currently employs around 150 people across its Dublin, Limeric