Policing Authority member Bob Collins has been named as the watchdog's new chairperson. Mr Collins will succeed outgoing chairperson Josephine Feehily, the inaugural officeholder who oversaw the establishment of the Policing Authority in 2016.
ByrneWallace has announced the promotion of life sciences specialist Catherine Dowling to partner. Ms Dowling trained as a solicitor with the firm and advises Irish and international clients on a wide range of corporate and commercial transactions, including private equity/venture capital, mergers a
Eversheds Sutherland has appointed Aaron McGarry as a consultant in the firm's international aviation team based in Dublin. Mr McGarry has over 15 years' experience in aviation financing at Irish and international law firms.
Greg Berry QC has been reappointed as a governor of Armagh Observatory and Planetarium. The senior barrister, who called to the Bar of Northern Ireland in 1990 and became a Queen's Counsel in 2006, was first appointed to the role by the Department of Communities in 2011.
Scottish lawyer Justin D'Agostino has been appointed as Herbert Smith Freehills' new chief executive officer. The appointment by the firm's council, approved by partnership vote, will take effect from 1 May 2020 for a term of four years. Mr D'Agostino will succeed Mark Rigotti, who has served two te
ByrneWallace has announced the appointment of Helen Gibbons as a partner in the firm's litigation and dispute resolution team. Ms Gibbons brings over 18 years' experience as a commercial and corporate litigator and advisor, specialising in advising senior management of corporate and public-sector bo
Law lecturer Dr Mary Tumelty has been appointed to the Health and Social Care Professionals Council within multi-profession health regulator CORU. Dr Tumelty has lectured at UCC School of Law since 2018 and her research interests include medical law and ethics, patient safety and alternative dispute
Sherwin O'Riordan Solicitors has announced the appointment of Deirdre Ardagh as a senior associate and Austin Gill as a solicitor. A former barrister, Ms Ardagh joins the firm's corporate and commercial department having previously worked as both an economist and a public policy professional in a nu
Dublin-based corporate law firm BHSM has announced the appointment of David Scott as a senior associate in the firm's healthcare and life sciences team. Mr Scott specialises in advising clients in the digital health, medical device, healthcare, software and pharmaceutical sectors with respect to reg
Carson McDowell has expanded its specialist legal healthcare team in Dublin and announced additional recruitment in response to growing demand for its services in Ireland. Led by managing partner Roger McMillan and partner and head of clinical claims Jacqueline McAleese, the team works predominantly
Whitney Moore has announced the promotion of Marie Claire Scullion, Vicky Riordan and Colin Hayes to partners in the firm's employment and dispute resolution teams. Ms Scullion is an employment and data protection specialist, providing pragmatic and commercial advice to employers and employees on al
Mason Hayes & Curran has announced the promotion of David Ormsby to partner in the firm's dispute resolution team. Mr Ormsby, previously a senior associate with the firm, practices in corporate and personal insolvency law and all related litigation.
Tully Rinckey Ireland has announced the appointment of Setanta Landers as of counsel in the firm's Dublin office. Mr Landers, who is dual-qualified to practice in Ireland and in England and Wales, will focus his practice on litigation, including matters related to planning law, tax law and technolog