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.
Browne Jacobson, the UK law firm which opened its first overseas office in Dublin in September, has set outs its plans to build an end-to-end technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) practice in Ireland.
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.
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
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.
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
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 (
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
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.
Tipperary solicitor Maura Derivan has been appointed as president of the Law Society of Ireland for 2022/23. Ms Derivan, managing partner of Derivan Sexton & Company, becomes the 152nd president of the Law Society and the sixth woman to serve in the role. This is the second time in history that
Susan Martin has been elected as president of the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association (DSBA). Ms Martin is a practising solicitor of over 20 years and principal of Martin Solicitors. She is also a serving officer in the Army Reserve.
Conleth Bradley SC has been appointed to the board of directors of the Glencree Centre for Peace and Reconciliation. The registered charity, established in 1974 in response to the conflict in Northern Ireland, works with individuals and groups in Ireland and around the world to transform conflict, p
Belfast-based commercial law firm McKees has appointed Linus Murray as a partner in the firm's corporate and commercial team. With an expertise in licensing and a strong track record in commercial law, Mr Murray brings with him over 20 years’ experience which will enhance McKees already extens