Donal Creaton, partner at Holmes O'Malley Sexton LLP, has been appointed as chair of Limerick Civic Trust. The Trust, now approaching its 40th anniversary year, works to restore, maintain and promote the historic street environment and built heritage of Limerick.
Northern Ireland solicitor Andrew Magowan has been appointed as a non-executive director to the Department of Health's board. He has also been appointed as a member of the Departmental Audit and Risk Assurance Committee (DARAC).
Ronnie Neville, a partner at Mason Hayes & Curran (MHC), has been appointed by the French government as legal advisor to the French Embassy in Ireland. Mr Neville is head of MHC's French desk and is responsible for developing key relationships in the French market. He is also a member of t
The Probation Board for Northern Ireland has announced the appointment of two new directors. Gillian Montgomery has been appointed as director for courts and community and Stephen Hamilton has been appointed as director for programmes, prison and public protection.
ByrneWallace LLP has announced the appointment of Ross Little as a partner in the firm's corporate team. Mr Little has over 20 years’ experience advising Irish and international clients on a range of corporate matters, and over that period advised on many high-profile M&A, public markets a
David Hardstaff, co-chair of the London Irish Lawyers Association (LILA), has been promoted to partner at his firm, BCL Solicitors LLP. Mr Hardstaff joined the firm as a solicitor in 2015 and has now been appointed as a partner in its serious and general crime team.
BHSM LLP has announced the appointment of Sarah O'Toole as a partner in the firm's litigation and dispute resolution and corporate restructuring and insolvency departments. Ms O'Toole joined the firm as a solicitor in 2014. Her main area of practice is commercial disputes involving corporations and
Belfast-based Cleaver Fulton Rankin has named Patrick O'Hanlon and Stuart Sproule as directors in its real estate and corporate and commercial departments. Mr O'Hanlon joins the real estate team after several years working with a national law firm. He commenced his career in the construction sector
Carson McDowell has announced the appointment of Bobbi Murtagh, Paul Hadden, Ruth O’Gara, Clare Eccles and Emer Sweeney as solicitors following the end of their training contracts in its Belfast office. Ms Murtagh, Mr Hadden, Ms O'Gara, Ms Eccles and Ms Sweeney have joined the healthcare, bank
Lawyer and business executive Ruth Nic Aoidh has been appointed as interim chief executive officer of Paralympics Ireland. Ms Nic Aoidh brings a wealth of leadership and sports experience through her 13 years with McLaren in the UK where she most recently was the executive director responsible for p
Kildare solicitor Liam Moloney has been elected as vice-president of the Pan European Organisation of Personal Injury Lawyers (PEOPIL), the first Irish lawyer to hold the position. PEOPIL is one of the largest personal injury lawyers' associations in Europe with over 430 members from 30 jurisdiction
Personal injury and road traffic accident specialist firm JMK Solicitors has opened a new office in Derry as part of plans to expand across Northern Ireland. The firm's new office — joining its existing offices in Belfast and Newry — is located on the Culmore Road, close to Derry's city
Aonghus Kelly will take a six-month break from his role as head of Irish Rule of Law International (IRLI) to serve as a senior adviser on the prosecution of international crimes in Ukraine. Mr Kelly, who has steered the NGO as its executive director since 2019, has been seconded by the Irish Departm
Healthcare lawyer Sandra O'Malley has been appointed by LauraLynn, Ireland's Children's Hospice, as chair of its board of directors. LauraLynn operates Ireland's only children's hospice as well as two local disability services, all based in Mallow, Co Cork.