Appointments

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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

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Corporate and commercial law firm Mills Selig has announced the promotion of three senior associates to director. Richard Craig, Fiona McFall and Glenn Watterson have been promoted "in recognition of their continued excellence in their relevant fields and overall contribution to the firm".

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MLAs will be asked to nominate Margaret Kelly for appointment as the new Northern Ireland Public Services Ombudsman. Ms Kelly has been identified by Stormont's corporate body, the Northern Ireland Assembly Commission, for nomination by the Assembly.

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Meath East TD Helen McEntee has been named as minister for justice in the new coalition government which formally took office over the weekend. Ms McEntee, a Fine Gael TD and previously the minister of state for European affairs in the Department of Foreign Affairs, succeeds her party colleague Char

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Business law firm Mason Hayes & Curran LLP has announced the promotion of Jevan Neilan to partner in the firm’s privacy and data security team. Mr Neilan trained with the firm in 2010 after graduating from UCD and Trinity College Dublin and was a senior associate before his promotion.

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NUI Galway has welcomed the appointment of four new adjunct professors in its School of Law. Mr Justice Peter Charleton of the Supreme Court has been appointed adjunct professor in conjunction with the School's undergraduate course Law (BCL) Criminology and Criminal Justice.

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Belfast solicitor Maria McCloskey has been selected to chair the Law Society of Northern Ireland's new human rights and equality group. Ms McCloskey, an experienced immigration solicitor with the Children's Law Centre and a prominent campaigner for the protection of refugees, will help the group to

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Human rights expert Professor Caroline Fennell has been appointed to lead a new independent anti-racism committee tasked by government ministers with drawing up a new action plan against racism for Ireland. Professor Fennell, a professor of law at University College Cork and a member of the Irish Hu

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Solicitor Brenda King has been named as the interim Attorney General for Northern Ireland following the end of John Larkin QC's second term. Mr Larkin will step down at the end of this month, 10 years after he became the first Attorney General for Northern Ireland since its functions were taken over

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Irish barrister Sunniva McDonagh SC has been elected as the next vice-chairperson of the EU's Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA). Ms McDonagh has served on the agency's management board since October 2016 and will take up her role as vice-chairperson on 13 July 2020.

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