Belfast-based KRW Law has announced the appointment of Colin O'Neill as a senior solicitor. Mr O'Neill, from Clonoe in Co Tyrone, joins the firm's expanding legacy litigation and reputational management departments.
Former solicitor and judge Greg McCourt has been appointed to scrutinise reports of searches and seizures carried out across the UK without judicial approval. Mr McCourt spent over three decades in private practice in Bangor prior to spending over a decade as a district judge in Northern Ireland.
Tallaght firm Brian Morton & Co Solicitors has announced the appointment of solicitor John Heaney, the first in a series of planned hires. The firm has served the community for more than 40 years since its establishment at Firhouse Inns Chambers in Tallaght in 1978.
Philip Lee consultant Chris Collenette has been elected chairperson of the Ireland Canada Business Association (ICBA). Mr Collenette, who is a consultant for the Dublin-based law firm's corporate department and responsible for its Canada desk, was previously the ICBA's vice-chair.
Maynooth University Department of Law has announced the appointment of Dr Oisin Suttle as assistant professor of law. He previously taught at Queen's University Belfast, the University of Sheffield and University College Law, and has practised commercial law with a leading Dublin law firm.
Dublin firm O'Connor Solicitors has grown through an "important strategic merger" with commercial and property law specialists Peter Morrissey & Company. Peter Morrissey, who led his firm for over 30 years and has practised for nearly 40 years, continues at the new firm as a partner in the comme
Dublin firm Reddy Charlton has announced the promotion of Niamh Gibney to senior associate. Ms Gibney joined the firm in 2013, qualifying as registered trade mark attorney in 2014 and as a solicitor in 2016.
Millar McCall Wylie has promoted personal injury and commercial litigation specialist William McSorley to partner. Mr McSorley will work alongside department head Caroline Prunty with responsibility for the ongoing expansion of the litigation department, as well as the wider development of the firm'
Co Kildare firm Burns Nowlan Solicitors has announced the appointment of Stephen McGrath as a solicitor. Mr McGrath, joining the firm following eight years of practice in a local firm in Naas, is a general practitioner specialising in the areas of litigation, conveyancing, probate and employment law
Retired solicitor Nicholas Comyn, a lawyer at Ronan Daly Jermyn for over four decades, has been elected president of the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU). He was elected to fill the highest office in Irish rugby after a long and distinguished contribution to the game as a player, referee and admini
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