Arthur Cox has welcomed 44 newly-qualified solicitors as associates in the firm following the completion of their traineeships. The new associates join various practice groups around the firm, with the largest number joining the corporate and M&A team, followed by the finance and litigation, dis
Matheson LLP has appointed Alison Bearpark as a partner in the construction and engineering team within the firm's commercial real estate department. Ms Bearpark, who joins Matheson from another Irish law firm where she was partner, has 15 years’ experience both in Ireland and internationally,
Belfast-based Diamond Heron Solicitors has promoted Cherry Hill to associate solicitor. Ms Hill specialises in property, with experience selling new build properties on behalf of local property developers and acting for private clients in the sale and purchase of residential properties, remortgages,
International law firm K&L Gates LLP has announced three further appointments to its new Dublin office, which was formally launched earlier this month. Áine Ni Rian has joined the firm as a senior associate, while Lucy Deane and Louisa Hayes have joined the firm as associates, all in the
Healthcare lawyer Sinéad Corcoran has been appointed to the Medical Council for a five-year term. Ms Corcoran was appointed by health minister Stephen Donnelly to serve on the regulator until 31 May 2028 following her nomination by the Private Hospitals Association (PHA).
Northern Ireland commercial law firm Tughans has announced four new hires and nine senior promotions, including the appointment of Fiona Kirkpatrick and Kevin Hegarty as partners. Ms Fitzpatrick has been promoted to partner in the estate planning department. Since joining the firm in 2020, she has b
Letterkenny-based Gallagher & Brennan Solicitors will now be known as Gallagher Brennan Ponsonby Solicitors following the promotion of Donna Ponsonby to partner. Ms Ponsonby joined the firm as an assistant solicitor in 2012 prior to being promoted to associate in 2014. She practises in the areas
Dublin-based intellectual property law firm FRKelly has appointed Judy McCullagh as a partner. Ms McCullagh has worked for over 20 years in the IP arena, with the majority of these years spent in the trade mark field. She represents clients before the Irish, UK and EU trade mark offices.
Refugee and migration law expert Professor Cathryn Costello has been appointed as full professor of law at UCD Sutherland School of Law. Professor Costello is currently professor of fundamental rights and co-director of the Centre for Fundamental Rights at the Hertie School in Berlin, and Andrew W.
Nineteen barristers and three solicitors have been granted patents of precedence allowing them to use the title of senior counsel. In contrast to last year, when more women than men were appointed as senior counsel for the first time, less than a third (32 per cent) of this year's appointments are w
Beauchamps has appointed Pat McInerney and Shane Costelloe as partners in the firm. Mr McInerney joins the firm as head of the public and regulatory team, while Mr Costelloe has been appointed as a partner in the employment and benefits groups.
Caoilfhionn Gallagher KC has been appointed as an adjunct full professor in UCD Sutherland School of Law with effect from September 2023. Ms Gallagher is a prominent human rights lawyer from Ireland who practises as a barrister with Doughty Street Chambers in London. She is a specialist in human rig
Katie Prendergast BL has been appointed as CEO of charity The SCOOP Foundation. SCOOP stands for 'Supporting Children Out of Poverty' and the charity focuses on empowering displaced and marginalised young people to fulfil their potential in Ireland and abroad.
Arthur Cox has announced the appointment of 26 new senior associates across the firm. Paul Barry, Gareth Collins and James Hodgson have been appointed as senior associates in the asset management and investment funds team, while Fintan Kerins has been appointed in the aviation and asset finance team
Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has appointed two partners, a legal director and three senior associates in Belfast. Private equity lawyer Lisa Early and construction law specialist Ciaran McNamara have been made partners, while employment lawyer Craig Patterson has become a legal director. Sa