Grainne Loughnane has joined Kane Tuohy LLP as a partner as the commercial law firm joins forces with her real estate and litigation team from Hatstone (Ireland) LLP. Ms Loughnane, who was managing partner at Hatstone and previously Tully Rinckey Ireland, now joins existing Kane Tuohy partners Sarah
Insurance, corporate, commercial property and public sector law specialist firm Holmes has appointed Mark Healy as a senior associate solicitor in its insurance litigation unit. Mr Healy returns to the firm, where he completed his traineeship in 2005, from global law firm Kennedys.
Nadia Bhatti has been appointed as head of business and law at Independent College, the largest private college in Dublin. A qualified barrister, Ms Bhatti joined the college in 2010 as a law lecturer. She will now head both its School of Law and School of Business.
Sara Phelan SC has been re-elected as chair of the Bar Council of Ireland for the 2023/24 legal year. She took up the role in 2022, becoming the third woman to ever serve as Bar Council chairperson, and has been re-elected for a second year in line with convention.
Paul McCutcheon has joined RDJ as partner and head of housing, bringing with him a team of lawyers with extensive experience in residential developments. With more than two decades of commercial real estate experience, Mr McCutcheon specialises in advising developer clients in all aspects of the acq
LK Shields has appointed corporate partner Jennifer McGuire as the firm's new head of mergers and acquisitions. A partner in the firm since 2012, Ms McGuire is an experienced adviser to Irish and international public and private companies and private shareholders on all aspects of corporate and comm
Dr Charles O'Sullivan has joined Maynooth University School of Law and Criminology as an assistant professor in law. He previously completed his PhD at Maynooth before joining the faculty at Dublin City University and later Ulster University.
Six people, including lawyers Noeline Blackwell and Caoilfhionn Gallagher KC, have been proposed for appointment to the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission. The six new members proposed by the government are:
Browne Jacobson has promoted specialist dispute resolution lawyer Darragh Killeen to partner. Mr Killeen has particular expertise in handling complex transnational TMT disputes and regulatory investigations. He represents clients across a variety of sectors, in particular technology, construction an
Dublin-based Ken Kennedy Solicitors has welcomed Eibhlin Dowley to the team as a probate solicitor. Ms Dowley specialises in administration of estates, wills, succession, tax planning and enduring powers of attorney.
Business law firm Mason Hayes & Curran has promoted 16 new senior associates across the technology, built environment, healthcare, financial services and food, agriculture and beverage sectors. Noel Kealy, Nina Milosavljevic, Hazel Sheridan, Alison Stenson, Andrew Tinker and Karen Hennessy have
International law firm Bird & Bird has appointed IP and data litigator Ann Henry and corporate specialist Brendan O’Brien as partners in its Irish offices, boosting its total partner count to five. Ms Henry and Mr O'Brien will, over the coming months, join existing partners including IP an
Brendan Hayes, regulatory counsel at Fexco, has been re-appointed to the audit committee of the European Young Bar Association (EYBA). Mr Hayes, who was first appointed to the committee in 2022, was re-elected at the EYBA’s 2023 AGM, which took place over the weekend during the association&rsq