Belfast-based Ó Muirigh Solicitors has announced the appointment of Niall Bradley as a solicitor. Mr Bradley brings over eight years' experience working in a law firm specialising in defence insurance litigation. He has acted for a number of market-leading national and international insurance
Christine Smith QC has been appointed to chair the public inquiry into the work of a Southern Trust urologist. The "historic appointment" makes Ms Smith the first woman to chair a public inquiry in Northern Ireland, The Bar of Northern Ireland has said.
Dillon Eustace has announced the appointment of Colman O'Loghlen as a partner in the firm's asset management and investment funds team. Mr O'Loghlen originally trained with Dillon Eustace prior to qualifying as a solicitor in December 2011, but returns to the firm as a partner after spending just un
Human rights experts Professor Phil Scraton and Dr Maeve O'Rourke have been appointed as part of a three-person team to establish the terms of reference for a fully independent investigation into mother and baby homes and Magdalene laundries in Northern Ireland. The "truth recovery design team" will
Defendant insurance specialist firm Horwich Farrelly has reported continued growth in Northern Ireland, with Eva Bashford and Sarah McLeigh joining the team. Ms Bashford joins the firm as a partner, bringing over 15 years' experience of dealing with claims in both Northern Ireland and the Republic o
English solicitor Greg Cox has been appointed as a trustee to the board of governors of Armagh Observatory and Planetarium (AOP). Mr Cox is the managing partner and CEO of English law firm Simpson Millar and has extensive experience of financial management, governance experience, capital raising and
Arthur Cox has announced the appointment of Sarah Thompson as a partner in the firm's finance group. Ms Thompson joins Arthur Cox from Kirkland & Ellis in London, where she was a partner in its financial services regulatory team. Prior to this, she also worked at Linklaters in its financial regu
Matheson has announced the appointment of partner John Gill as head of the firm's private client department. Mr Gill advises individuals and families on investment vehicles, estate planning and taxation, including advice on relocating to and establishing tax residence in Ireland.
Irish prison law expert Dr Mary Rogan has been appointed as president of the International Penal and Penitentiary Foundation (IPPF). An associate professor in law at Trinity College Dublin and a qualified barrister, she is one of Ireland's leading prisons experts, having worked with government bodie
Belfast-based KRW LAW LLP has expanded its legacy department with the appointment of Padraig McIlkenny, who joins the practice from the community sector. Mr McIlkenny will assist in both the conflict and historical institutional abuse sectors of the team's work.
Barrister Fionnuala McGee BL has been appointed to the Optical Registration Board for a four-year term. The Optical Registration Board, part of CORU, reviews and approves qualifications for optometrists and dispensing opticians.
Derry-based McCay Solicitors has announced the appointment of Charlene McNabb and Sara Plower as associate solicitors in its probate and property department. Ms McNabb is an experienced solicitor with expertise in all kinds of residential sales and purchases, drafting wills, enduring powers of attor
Mr Justice Gerry McAlinden has been appointed as president of the Victims’ Payments Board, which will determine who is entitled to payments under the new Troubles pension scheme. The judge was appointed as interim president of the board last November and will now take on the role permanently f