Medical and professional negligence specialist firm Liston Flavin LLP has promoted Aoife O'Kane to partner. Ms O'Kane has six years' experience practising as a solicitor, primarily in plaintiff medical negligence litigation.
Pinsent Masons has hired funds partner Conor Durkin to lead its funds team in Dublin as it continues to grow its pan-European funds capabilities. Mr Durkin specialises in investment funds and asset management and regularly advises on the establishment, structuring and operation of funds covering a r
Attorney General Rossa Fanning has joined UCD Sutherland School of Law as an adjunct full professor. Mr Fanning, who is a UCD Bachelor of Law graduate, was called to the Bar in 1999 and appointed senior counsel in 2016.
Former RDJ managing partner Richard Martin has been appointed as an adjunct professor of law at University College Cork. Mr Martin remains a partner at RDJ, which he led from 2012 to 2022, during which time the firm expanded from its bases in Cork and Galway into Dublin and now employs 270 people.
Dillon Eustace LLP has promoted Laura Goonan and Hannah Fenlon to partners in its asset management and investment funds practice in Dublin. Ms Goonan advises a wide variety of investment funds, investment managers, fund management companies and other service providers in the asset management sector
Global law firm K&L Gates LLP has appointed Hazel Doyle as a partner in its asset management and investment funds (AMIF) practice in Dublin. Ms Doyle, who joins from Arthur Cox LLP, has more than a decade of experience in the funds industry, with her practice covering the full spectrum of adviso
Matthew Kenny has been elected as president of the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association (DSBA) for the coming year. Mr Kenny, a partner in O'Sullivan Kenny Solicitors, was elected on Tuesday to succeed Susan Martin, under whom he served as vice-president.
Specialist boutique employment law firm McInnes Dunne Murphy LLP has appointed Jane Babb as a consultant and Fiona Sharkey as a senior associate. Ms Sharkey joins from one of the biggest Irish law firms, where she trained and practised as an employment solicitor for eight years. She advises on the f
Arthur Cox has named Lynsey Mallon as the next managing partner of its Northern Ireland practice. Ms Mallon will take up the position in April 2024 in addition to her role as head of the firm's corporate and commercial department, succeeding Catriona Gibson who, after an eight-year tenure as managin
Northern Ireland personal injury and road traffic accident law firm JMK Solicitors has welcomed three newly-qualified solicitors following the completion of their apprenticeships. Ellie Jennings, Hayley Robinson and Jordan Kelly are now permanent members of the team, having successfully completed th
Gateley Legal Northern Ireland (NI) has congratulated the first two solicitors to qualify after training in the firm's Belfast office. Sarah Blaney and Tim Nelson qualified today after completing their two-year training contracts with Gateley Legal NI while studying at the Institute of Professional
ByrneWallace LLP has announced the promotion of eight new associates and senior associates within the firm. The six solicitors promoted to associate level are Aoife Coughlan in the property team, Alex Henderson and Owen Sheehan in restructuring and insolvency, Andrew McVea and Rory O'Huiginn in infr
Whitney Moore partner Emma Richmond has been appointed to the board of directors of Meritas, a global alliance of independent law firms. Meritas helps to connect businesses with law firms in 254 markets worldwide, with 184 member law firms and nearly 9,000 lawyers.
Northern Ireland firm Millar McCall Wylie has welcomed three newly-qualified solicitors — Roma O'Hagan, Sean Hayes and Roisin Cassidy — to its team. Ms O’Hagan joined the firm in 2021 as a paralegal, having graduated from Queen’s University Belfast in 2019. She has now qualif