Dublin and Letterkenny firm Gibson & Associates Solicitors has announced the appointment of Neil Butler as a new consultant solicitor. Mr Butler, who qualified as a solicitor in 1983 and operated his own practice from 1994, brings experience in law, business and digital resources to the firm.
Two solicitors have been appointed as interim non-executive members to the Board of the Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA). Family lawyer Suzanne Rice, a recent past president of the Law Society of Northern Ireland, has been appointed as the legal member.
Belfast-based KRW LAW LLP has announced a trio of promotions and leadership appointments. Solicitors Róise Fitzpatrick, Setanta Marley and Owen Beattie have each been promoted to associate.
Family law solicitor Orlaith Traynor has been appointed as chairperson of the Board of the Adoption Authority of Ireland. Ms Traynor's appointment was announced by Children's Minister Dr Roderic O'Gorman following a public appointments process.
Specialist litigation firm Michael Boylan has announced the promotion of Ciara McPhillips to partner. Ms McPhillips has worked with partners Michael Boylan and Gillian O'Connor since before the firm's inception, amassing a wealth of knowledge in litigation and particularly in clinical negligence.
Carson McDowell has announced the appointment of healthcare lawyer Sinead Keavey to a newly created leadership role in Dublin. Ms Keavey's appointment as a partner and head of Dublin forms part of an ongoing expansion of the Belfast-based law firm's specialist legal healthcare team south of the bord
International law firm DAC Beachcroft has announced the appointment of Ronan McLoughlin as a real estate parter in Dublin. The appointment, the first at a partner level this year, brings the firm's partner count in Dublin to 11, following three partner appointments in its 10th anniversary year in 20
Maples and Calder LLP has announced the appointment of Claire Morrissey to its growing Irish office. Ms Morrissey joins the firm as a partner and head of the Data, Commercial and Technology practice. She was previously a partner at another Irish law firm and before that, spent a number of years at a
Arthur Cox has appointed four new trainee solicitors to its Belfast office. The latest cohort to join the firm’s industry-leading programme comprises recent graduates, Alannah McKeaveney, David Greatorex, Hannah Foulsham and Patrick Loughridge.
Business law firm Mason Hayes & Curran LLP has announced the appointment of Niamh Caffrey as a partner in the firm’s tax team. Ms Caffrey, who joins from a rival Irish firm, advises international and domestic clients on tax planning and structuring across sectors such as healthcare & l
Tyrone solicitor Colin McMenamin has joined KRW Law's civil team. Coming from a defence litigation and insurance background, Mr McMenamin will support the Belfast-based firm's evolving litigation practice.
Belfast-based Higgins Hollywood Deazley (HHD) Solicitors has announced the promotion of litigation lawyer Lauren Jones to associate solicitor. Ms Jones joined the firm in 2013 following her graduation from Ulster University with a first class honours degree in Law with Criminology, before obtaining
Human rights practice Ó Muirigh Solicitors has announced the appointment of Colleen Lanigan as a solicitor. Ms Lanigan, a graduate of Queen's University Belfast, qualified as a solicitor last year.
Belfast firm Phoenix Law has announced the appointment of Elaine Conlon to lead its redress team. The redress team is responsible for the representation of victims and survivors of historical institutional abuse and their applications to the HIA Redress Board for compensation.
Northern Ireland legal academic Dr Thomas L Muinzer has been appointed as a co-director of the Aberdeen University Centre for Energy Law (AUCEL). AUCEL is an energy-oriented research and educational institute based at the University of Aberdeen in north-east Scotland.