Philip Lee has congratulated five newly-qualified solicitors on continuing their legal careers with the corporate law firm. Claudia Macklin, Lee Boorman, Catriona Walsh, Laura O'Brien and Hazel Murphy have been appointed as associate solicitors.
Global law firm Hogan Lovells has appointed Alice Wallace-Wright as a partner working across the firm's London and Dublin offices. The promotion forms part of a global appointments round in which the firm welcomed 38 new partners and 77 new counsel across more than 45 offices.
Belfast-based Paschal O’Hare Personal Injury Solicitors has hired a paralegal to assist with increasing demand for its legal services across Northern Ireland. Caitlin Bartlett graduated with a first-class honours LLB from the Open University in 2022, taking a particular interest in tort law.
Family lawyer Claire Edgar has been appointed as chair of the Belfast Area Domestic & Sexual Violence and Abuse Partnership's protection and justice working group. The partnership brings together agencies, organisations, groups and individuals who share a common interest and purpose in improving
Global law firm K&L Gates LLP has officially launched its new Dublin office, with Gayle Bowen, Shane Geraghty, and Michele Lloyd named as its founding partners. News of the US-headquarted firm's plans to expand into Ireland — opening its 48th office worldwide and ninth in Europe — fi
Worthingtons Solicitors has welcomed two new solicitors, Aoife McCann and Victoria Roberts. Ms McCann joined the firm's family/matrimonial department this month, where she is working alongside Naomi Devlin, Sarah Elliott and Stephanie Lindsay in advising clients across a wide range of family matters
Former Bar Council chairperson Paul McGarry SC has been elected as president of Arbitration Ireland. Mr McGarry is a private client barrister and experienced international arbitrator who served as chair of the Bar Council from 2016 to 2018.
International law firm Taylor Wessing has recruited corporate finance and M&A specialists Paddy Quinlan and Dannie Hanna to its Dublin office. Mr Quinlan joins the firm as a partner from Maples and Calder, bringing over 20 years' experience as a specialist corporate finance and M&A lawyer.
International law firm Walkers has appointed Elliot Milton as of counsel in its asset finance team in Dublin. Mr Milton is a former senior vice president at SMBC Aviation Capital. He previously worked in private practice in Dublin, London and Brussels for several years before working as a diplomat i
US-headquartered Clark Hill has promoted Ray Kelliher and Aoife Sheehy to partners in Dublin. The pair are among 17 lawyers who have been promoted with effect from January to the position of "member", which is equivalent to the rank of partner in Irish law firms.
International law firm Clark Hill has appointed Kevin Kent as a litigator working from its Dublin and Philadelphia offices. Mr Kent, who joins from a Philadelphia-based law firm, will co-lead the firm's transatlantic strategy with Pittsburgh-based Jarrod Duffy and Dublin-based Sam Saarsteiner.
Rossa Fanning SC has been appointed as Attorney General, replacing Paul Gallagher SC. Mr Fanning, who is not a member of any political party, was nominated by new Taoiseach Leo Varadkar as part of the government reshuffle which took place over the weekend.
Global law firm Dentons has announced a double appointment to its Dublin office, with Ciara FitzGerald joining as a disputes partner and Lesley Caplin joining as of counsel. Ms FitzGerald is the ninth partner appointed to the office this year, joining Colm OhUiginn, David McGuinness, Michael McDonal