Appointments

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Simmons & Simmons has announced financial markets partner, Rachel Stanton, as new country head of its Irish office, with effect from 1 January 2023. The news comes after outgoing country head, Fionán Breathnach, announced his decision to retire from legal practice next year.

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Global law firm DLA Piper has hired former Irish ambassador Daniel Mulhall as a consultant. Over a 40-year diplomatic career, Mr Mulhall served as Ireland's ambassador to Malaysia, Germany, the UK and, most recently, as Ireland's ambassador to the US from 2017 to 2022.

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Dublin-headquartered aviation company LCI has promoted Terri Foley to chief operating officer (COO) and general counsel. Ms Foley is an English-qualified solicitor who began her career with Dentons in London before joining LCI as general counsel in 2008.

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Comyn Kelleher Tobin LLP (CKT) has promoted Nicola Kiely to partner in the firm's Dublin office. Ms Kiely, previously a senior associate, acts primarily on behalf of Irish and international insurers, as well as a number of self-insured.

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Kilkenny-based Poe Kiely Hogan Lanigan (PKHL) has promoted Annette Hickey and Chris Hogan to partners in the firm. Ms Hickey is head of surrogacy and family law at PKHL and is a frequent commentator on issues related to surrogacy and fertility law. She was interviewed by Irish Legal News in June.

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Aviation lessor LCI has appointed Kate Spencer as legal counsel in its Dublin headquarters. Ms Spencer is a qualified solicitor and holds an LLB from Trinity College Dublin and an LLM from the University of Cambridge.

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Dillon Eustace has announced the appointment of Martin Colman as head of the firm's real estate department. Mr Colman advises on all aspects of commercial real estate including acquisition, development, construction, property finance, disposals and landlord and tenant matters.

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Offshore law firm Walkers has appointed Aongus McCarthy as a partner in its asset management and investment funds practice group in Ireland. Mr McCarthy, who previously led the investment funds team of an international law firm, advises domestic and international asset managers on the structuring, e

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UK law firm TLT has appointed Christina Lishman as a managing associate in Belfast, bolstering its litigation offering. Ms Lishman joins the firm from a large regional commercial law firm where she served as a senior associate specialising in commercial dispute resolution.

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Mercy Law Resource Centre (MLRC) has expanded its legal team with the appointment of Adam Boyle as a solicitor. Mr Boyle qualified as a solicitor in summer 2022 after training with McCann FitzGerald, where he worked in the litigation and dispute resolution department on matters involved fraud, defam

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The first meeting of the newly appointed In-House Lawyers’ Group Northern Ireland (IHLGNI) committee took place on 27 October. Ciaran Fegan (Graham Group) was elected as chair of the IHLHNI for 2022/23. Julie-Ann McCaffrey (Greentown Environmental), was appointed as secretary; Anne MacRandal (

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US law firm K&L Gates is planning to open an office in Dublin and has hired Irish lawyers Gayle Bowen and Shane Geraghty ahead of its launch, according to reports. Ms Bowen was the inaugural head of Pinsent Masons' Dublin office, where she remains a partner leading its Irish asset management and

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Belfast-based MKB Law has appointed Gavin Coyle as a solicitor in the firm's litigation and dispute resolution department. Mr Coyle has 10 years of experience in both High Court and County Court matters and is dual qualified in England and Wales and Northern Ireland.

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