McCann FitzGerald has congratulated its newly-qualified solicitors on the beginning of their careers with the firm.
Construction lawyer Killian Dorney has rejoined specialist law firm Beale & Co as a partner in the firm's Dublin office. Mr Dorney, who worked with the firm earlier in his career, rejoins from A&L Goodbody, where he spent the last year-and-a-half as a construction associate.
Global law firm Dentons has become the latest firm to expand into Ireland with the appointment of two partners from William Fry and Matheson. Eavan Saunders, previously a senior partner at William Fry as well as global law firm Ashurst, will be managing partner of the Dublin office, while Peter O'Br
Family-run Dublin firm Charles B. W. Boyle & Son Solicitors has welcomed Melanie Boyle back to the firm. Ms Boyle is the great-granddaughter of the firm's founder and will work with principal solicitor Peter Boyle in leading the firm towards 100 years of service to its clients.
Arthur Cox has announced the promotion of Brendan Wallace, Imelda Shiels and Ryan Ferry to partners in the firm's Dublin office. The three lawyers all started their legal careers at the firm. Mr Wallace and Ms Shiels have become partners in the finance department, while Mr Ferry has become a partner
Dillon Eustace has announced the appointment of Richard Lacken, Philip Lea and Rachel Turner as partners, bringing its total partner count to 45. Mr Lacken has become a partner in the firm's tax team, while Mr Lea has become a partner in the corporate and M&A team and Ms Turner has become a part
Barristers Emer Gillen and Juliet Dwyer have joined the Courts Service of Ireland management team. Both Ms Gillen and Ms Dwyer are qualified practitioners who have worked in both private practice and public sector organisations, including the Courts Service.
Legal academics Professor Rory O'Connell and Dr Catherine O'Rourke have been appointed to the Peer Review College (PRC) of the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). Members of the PRC are involved in reviewing proposals received to the AHRC's various funding schemes and programmes.
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