Nine commissioners, including a new deputy chief commissioner, have been appointed to the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland. Geraldine McGahey, already an equality commissioner as well as a parades commissioner, former chief executive of Larne Borough Council and SOLACE gender champion, will
Specialist employment law practice CC Solicitors has announced the appointment of Claire Dawson as partner in the firm. Ms Dawson is the second partner to join the Dublin-based firm this year, following the promotion of Regan O'Driscoll to partner in February.
A&L Goodbody has welcomed the appointment of three new partners and three new associates in the corporate law firm's Belfast office. Mark Stockdale and David Rowan were promoted to partner in the corporate and M&A department, while Sam Corbett has been made partner in restructuring and insol
Belfast firm Millar McCall Wylie has announced the appointment of Christopher McCandless as its first-ever Chief Operating Officer (COO). Mr McCandless, a qualified accountant and taxation advisor with 30 years’ experience, will take a place on the law firm's executive team, with responsibilit
Aoife Gillespie has joined Mercy Law Resource Centre, which provides free legal advice to homeless people, as a volunteer solicitor. Ms Gillespie is a dual-qualified solicitor and barrister who currently heads the immigration team at Dublin firm Philip Lee.
Nasc, the Migrant and Refugee Rights Centre, has announced the appointment of Fiona Hurley as its new policy and communications manager. Ms Hurley was previously legal service manager at Nasc, having joined the immigration rights NGO's legal service in 2010.
Dublin-based AOC Solicitors has appointed employment law specialist Laura Reid as an associate. Ms Reid qualified as a solicitor in 2014 and has over five years' experience in all aspects of employment law, both contentious and non-contentious.
Dillon Eustace has announced the appointment of partner Shane Coveney and consultant Fiona O'Neill. The two appointments are the latest in a series for the firm, which has now grown to over 200 employees and 40 partners in total.
Arthur Cox has announced the appointment of Elizabeth Upton as of counsel in the firm's litigation and dispute resolution group. Ms Upton has extensive experience defending mass claims and in managing high value and complex commercial disputes.
Arthur Cox has announced the promotion of David Black, Cahal Carvill, Mark Jameson and Chris Milligan to partners in Northern Ireland. Mr Black, a litigation and dispute resolution lawyer, acts on behalf of local and international organisations on a wide range of litigation matters. He represents me
Commercial law firm Tughans has announced the appointment of Michael McCord as senior partner, taking over from John-George Willis. Mr Willis will remain with the firm as a consultant in the corporate team, which will now be led by partner James Donnelly.
Dundalk firm Catherine Allison & Company Solicitors has announced the appointment of Emma Fearon as a litigation solicitor. Ms Fearon was educated in Northern Ireland and obtained an LLB from Trinity College Dublin, before going on to study for her legal practising certificate at the College of
ReganWall has announced the appointment of partner Adam Griffiths and solicitor Sarah Connolly as part of the newly-established firm's strategic growth plan. Having previously practised for a decade in the London offices of two leading international firms and at a national firm in Ireland, Mr Griffi
Mason Hayes & Curran has announced the appointment of Brian Johnston as a partner in the firm's privacy and data security team. Mr Johnston works with companies to find solutions to their privacy and data protection problems. He helps organisations implement global privacy and data transfer prog