McCann FitzGerald has announced the appointment of Catherine Deane as its inaugural chair with effect from November 2019. Ms Deane, a partner in the firm since 1992, is an aviation finance expert with over 25 years' experience advising on and acting for the world's largest aircraft lessors and finan
Tully Rinckey Ireland has announced the appointment of Alice Heron as an associate in the firm's employment law team. Prior to joining the firm, Ms Heron trained in a large international law firm, qualifying in 2018 and subsequently working as a solicitor in the employment law department of a promin
Global law firm Baker McKenzie has appointed the first two trainee solicitors from its Belfast Centre as associates in London. Luke Hackett and Lesley-Anne Wilson applied for a training contract through the Belfast office when the trainee programme was created in 2016.
Dublin firm Philip Lee has announced the appointment of experienced corporate lawyer John Given as a partner. Mr Given has previously held leadership positions in the legal sector, including as senior partner and head of M&A at another leading Dublin-based firm.
Dublin firm Denis McSweeney Solicitors has announced the promotion of family lawyer Niamh Kennedy to partner. Ms Kennedy, from Portmarnock and now living in Co Dublin, joined the firm 13 years ago and helped to build its family law department after completing the Law Society diploma in family law.
International legal business DWF has appointed two directors, one senior associate, four associates and nine solicitors in Belfast over a year of significant growth.
Three new partners have joined BLM in Dublin in the firm's largest round of partner promotions since it established its office in the Irish capital in 2012. Sinead Connolly, Olivia Treston and Garrett Cormican span all business streams across the firm's Dublin office, which now employs over 40 peopl
Northern Ireland firm Mills Selig has announced the appointment of six solicitors and three trainee solicitors. Lauren Shaw, Robyn Butler and Michael Young have joined the firm's property team, while Rebecca Logan has joined the litigation team, and Emma McCloskey and Jenna Watt have joined the corp
Belfast firm Higgins Hollywood Deazley (HHD) has announced the appointment of Orla Henderson and Joanne Higgins as solicitors. Ms Henderson graduated with a law degree from Manchester Metropolitan University in 2014 and then attended the Institute of Professional Legal Studies (IPLS) at Queen's Univ
Cork-based Ronan Daly Jermyn (RDJ) has announced the appointment of Bryan McCarthy as partner-in-charge of the firm's Dublin office. He succeeds Jamie Olden, who served in the role for five years and will continue to focus on his litigation practice, advising clients on a wide range of commercial di
Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan has announced two appointments to key roles in the newly-established Office of the Legal Costs Adjudicator. The new body replaced and took over the functions of the former Office of the Taxing Master under Part 10 of the Legal Services Regulation Act 2015.
Three members of the Northern Ireland Guardian Ad Litem Agency (NIGALA) board have had their appointments extended. Non-executive chair Bernard Mitchell, whose term was due to end at the start of November, will stay on until a new chair early next year.
Mason Hayes & Curran has announced the appointment of Paul Rochford as a partner in the firm's employment law and benefits team. Mr Rochford, previously a senior associate with the firm, practises in the area of employment and education law in the private and public sectors.
Dublin firm O'Brien Lynman Solicitors (OBL) has announced the appointment of Naomi O'Connor as a partner in its property and insolvency division. Ms O'Connor, who is qualified to practice in Ireland and in England and Wales, acts on behalf of financial institutions, private investment funds, receive
Belfast firm Millar McCall Wylie has announced the appointment of Michael Wilson as a real estate associate. Mr Wilson joins the commercial property team from an international law firm, advising in areas such as acquisitions and disposals, landlord and tenant law and property finance.