Professor Mark Poustie has begun his three-year term as the new Dean of the School of Law at University College Cork (UCC). He succeeds Professor Ursula Kilkelly, who is now head of the College of Business and Law.
Solicitor Marie Anderson is set to be recommended by Northern Ireland Secretary Karen Bradley for appointment as Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland. Mrs Anderson, a graduate of Queen's University Belfast who qualified as a solicitor in 1985, will step down from her current post as Public Services
William Fry has announced the appointment of Carol Eager, Rachel Fox, Declan Lavelle and Conor Treacy as partners across the firm's corporate/M&A, tax and real estate departments. The appointments follow a period of growth for the firm, which now employs almost 500 legal and tax professionals at
Roger McMillan and Neasa Quigley have today taken over the responsibilities of managing partner at Carson McDowell, succeeding Michael Johnston after eight years in the role. Mr McMillan has formally become the new managing partner, with a primary focus on the internal running of the firm and core o
Dublin firm Holohan Lane has announced the appointment of Heather Burke as a litigation paralegal. Ms Burke, a native of West Cork, is a graduate from University of Oxford and spent a year working in the cabinet of Judge Regan at the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU).
DAC Beachcroft has announced the promotion of Niamh McKeever to partner and Aidan Healy to legal director in the firm's Dublin office. Ms McKeever, in the professional liability team, is one of 19 new partners across the firm's offices in the UK, Ireland, Spain and Mexico, the majority (53 per cent)
Waterford solicitor Suzanne Parker has officially opened the doors of her new practice in the city, Parker Law. The firm, with a main office on John's Lane in Waterford City and a secondary office in Kilmeaden, Co Waterford, is servicing clients in the South East and nationwide.
Eversheds Sutherland has announced the appointment of Damian McElholm as a senior associate in the firm's banking and finance team in Belfast. Mr Elholm has experience acting for a variety of key stakeholders in large value and complex banking and finance transactions to include major financial inst
Mason Hayes & Curran has announced the appointment of Muireann Dennehy as a partner in the firm's dispute resolution team. Ms Dennehy, who returns to Ireland after practising with major international firms in London and New York, is an experienced commercial litigation lawyer with a particu
A&L Goodbody (ALG) has announced the appointment of Kerill O'Shaughnessy as a partner in the firm's asset management & investment funds team. Commenting on the appointment, Brian McDermott, head of asset management & investment funds at ALG, said: "I am delighted to welcome Kerill to our
A&L Goodbody (ALG) has announced the appointment of Eileen Roberts as chair of the partnership from next month, succeeding current chair Catherine Duffy. Ms Duffy will complete her three-year term as chair on 1 May 2019 and continue in her role as one of the firm's senior finance partners.
Belfast firm Higgins Hollywood Deazley (HHD) Solicitors has announced the promotion of Caroline Dunlop to partner. Ms Dunlop advises on all litigation matters including personal injury claims, injunctions, judicial reviews and contractual disputes.
Belfast firm Davidson McDonnell Solicitors has announced the appointment of Rory Higgins as a senior solicitor. Mr Higgins specialises in contentious commercial matters with a focus on insurance and construction, and is qualified to practice in Northern Ireland, Ireland and England and Wales.