William Fry has become the latest major Irish firm to open an office in Cork, bringing the firm's total number of offices around the world to six. Real estate partner Brian O'Callaghan and banking & finance senior associate Laura Houlihan have been appointed to lead the office.
Former McCann FitzGerald partner Ambrose Loughlin has been appointed to the board of state-owned Shannon Group. The group, which has a commercial mandate, is responsible for Shannon Airport, Shannon Commercial Properties, Shannon Heritage and the International Aviation Services Centre (IASC).
OSM Partners has announced the appointment of Andrew Croughan as partner and head of personal insolvency, and Raymond Lambe as partner in the firm's corporate and commercial litigation department. Mr Croughan has over 10 years’ experience in the area of commercial litigation, dispute resolutio
Coleraine-based Macaulay Wray Solicitors has appointed Miriam Harte as an associate in the firm's litigation department. Ms Harte, originally from Ballymena, specialises in road traffic and personal injury cases, as well as having a keen interest in family law.
Caytons Law has announced the appointment of Ronan Cosgrove as a partner and head of the firm's Dublin office. Mr Cosgrove joins the firm, which has offices in Dublin and London, from another multinational firm's offices in the Irish capital, bringing with him a wealth of experience advising on a wi
Laura Glennon has been named the new principal solicitor of Co Mayo firm Maguire & Brennan Solicitors. The firm, which offers a range of legal and notarial services from its offices in Ballinrobe and Claremorris, is one of the oldest legal practices in the west of Ireland.
Northern Ireland's chief legal adviser, Attorney General John Larkin QC, will remain in the post until July 2020 following his reappointment by Northern Ireland Secretary Karen Bradley. Ms Bradley today announced Mr Larkin's reappointment for a 13-month period, commencing on 24 May 2019 until 3
McCann FitzGerald has announced the appointment of eight new partners and consultants across the firm, including its first-ever partners outside of Dublin and London. The firm has elevated Laura Treacy, Niall Best, Richard Gill, Doug McMahon and Rosaleen Byrne to partner, while Louise Delahunty, Cat
Solicitor Grainne Hennessy has been nominated for appointment to the board of Home Building Finance Ireland (HBFI). Ms Hennessy is a senior solicitor at Arthur Cox with over 27 years' experience in advising lenders and borrowers on the funding of real estate investments, including some of the larges
Hayes Solicitors has announced the promotion of Áine Coghill and Katy Meade to partner. Ms Coghill has been promoted to partner in the property department. She has extensive experience in all aspects of property transactions acting for both vendors and purchasers in the sale and purchase of i
Mason Hayes & Curran (MHC) has announced the appointment of ten new partners across the firm's dispute resolution, competition, real estate, corporate, employment and privacy & data security teams. The promotion of John Farrell, Oliver FitzGerald, Brian Johnston, Tara Kelly, Marcus Kennedy,
Dublin firm Richard Grogan & Associates has announced the appointment of Natasha Hand as an associate solicitor. Ms Hand will be working primarily in the area of employment law and personal injury work.
Dublin solicitor Ciaran Kirwan has been elected chair of the Board of Directors of the Irish Athletic Boxing Association (IABA). Mr Kirwan, managing partner of Margetson and Greene Solicitors, has been a director of the IABA since 2015.
Professor Mark Poustie has begun his three-year term as the new Dean of the School of Law at University College Cork (UCC). He succeeds Professor Ursula Kilkelly, who is now head of the College of Business and Law.
Dublin firm OSM Partners has announced the appointment of Will Cocoran as a senior associate in the corporate and commercial litigation team.