UK law Shoosmiths, with offices in Belfast, has announced partner David Jackson is to become its CEO from next May. Simon Boss, who remains CEO at Shoosmiths alongside chairperson Peter Duff, did not stand for re-election.
Boutique human rights law firm Abbey Law has announced the appointment of Evelyn Larney as a partner. Ms Larney, who has over 11 years' experience as a solicitor specialising in immigration, international protection, and human rights law, joins existing partners Elizabeth Mitrow and Wendy Lyon, who
A&L Goodbody LLP has announced the appointment of five new partners and one new of counsel across its Dublin and Belfast offices. The new Dublin-based partners are finance lawyer Michelle Daly and corporate and M&A lawyers Deirdre Geraghty, Laura Kennedy and Eugenée Mulhern.
Financial services lawyer Imelda Higgins has been hired by Interactive Brokers Ireland (IBIE) as its general counsel. IBIE is part of the Interactive Brokers Group, a global fully automated online broker that provides execution, clearing and custody services to its customers around the world.
Naas solicitor Luke Hanahoe has been re-elected as president of County Kildcare Chamber, the voice of over 400 businesses throughout the mid-east region. Mr Hanahoe, managing partner of Hanahoe and Hanahoe Solicitors, was first elected to the role in October 2019 and was re-elected at Monday evening
UK law firm Shoosmiths has announced the appointment of corporate lawyer Andrew Jennings as a partner in its Belfast office. Mr Jennings is dual qualified in Northern Ireland and England and Wales, with a strong reputation for venture capital and private equity work.
Julia Launders has been appointed as the new editor-in-chief of the Hibernian Law Journal. Ms Launders, a deputy editor of the outgoing board, succeeds Matt Gregg in the role and will edit Volume 21 of the Journal.
An Irish lawyer has been elected as the 693rd Lord Mayor of the City of London. Vincent Keaveny, a partner in the London office of international business law firm DLA Piper, will serve as a global ambassador for the UK-based financial and professional services industry from 12 November 2021 for a on
LK Shields Solicitors LLP has announced the appointment of Patricia Kelly as a member of the firm's company secretarial and corporate governance team. Ms Kelly is a senior company secretary with expertise in company secretarial matters, regulatory compliance and client relationships.
Queen's University Belfast (QUB) has welcomed eight new academic staff to the law school. Pictured above, they are Dr Elizabeth Agnew, Dr Smith Azubuike, Dr Norah Burns, Dr Alice Diver, Dr Anthony O'Dwyer, Dr Clare Patton, Dr Liam Sunner and Dr Michael Vincent.
Financial regulatory lawyer Eoin O'Connor has been appointed by global law firm Hogan Lovells as managing partner of its new Dublin office. Mr O'Connor, who has been appointed as partner in the firm's global regulatory practice, joins from Walkers, where he served as head of regulatory for Ireland.
Ronan Daly Jermyn (RDJ) has announced the appointment of JP Gilmartin as partner-in-charge of the firm's Galway office. He succeeds Padraic Brennan, who will continue to focus on the firm's healthcare practice, advising both public and private health systems on complex healthcare cases.
Constitutional law expert Dr Mariana Velasco-Rivera has joined Maynooth University Department of Law as an assistant professor. Dr Velasco-Rivera, whose research explores the relationship between constitutionalism, constitutional design and democracy and how political norms and practices shape legal