Appointments

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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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Cork solicitor Philip O'Leary has been appointed as chairperson of the Property Services Appeal Board (PSAB). Mr O'Leary, head of commercial law at FitzGerald Legal & Advisory LLP, will hold the position for a four-year term.

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Legal services firm Johnson Hana has announced the appointment of barrister Niamh O'Mara as chief operating officer. Ms O'Mara, previously chief of staff at EY, will drive the transformation of the firm's business operations, improving efficiency and building upon its foundation for growth.

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NUI Galway School of Law has announced the appointment of Professor Guénaël Mettraux as adjunct professor of international criminal justice and international criminal law. The prestigious human rights expert is a judge of the Kosovo Specialist Chambers and presiding member of the EU's Hu

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Drogheda and Ashbourne firm Tallans Solicitors has announced the promotion of Orla Shevlin to partner. Ms Shevlin, who joined the firm last year after nine years with William Fry, will lead the firm's medical negligence and commercial litigation team.

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