Appointments

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Insurance risk and commercial law specialist firm BLM has announced the appointment of John Guerin as head of its Belfast and Derry offices. Mr Guerin, a former president of the Law Society of Northern Ireland, joins the firm amid a wider leadership restructure both north and south of the border.

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Mason Hayes & Curran LLP has announced the appointment of Sonya Bruen as a partner in its health and prosecutions team. Ms Bruen, who joined the firm in 2011, has particular expertise in the area of fair procedures, judicial review, children's rights and accountability in child protection.

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Tully Rinckey LLP has announced that Anna Butler has joined its Dublin office as an associate in the firm's real estate, immigration and litigation departments. Ms Butler previously worked at a leading immigration law firm and has experience across a number of immigration issues such as visa applica

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Dr Lauren Kierans, a qualified barrister and expert in whistleblowing law, has joined Maynooth University as a law lecturer. Dr Kierans, whose monograph Whistleblowing and the Protected Disclosures Act in Ireland: Law Rights and Policy will be published early next year by Clarus Press, will commence

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Kilkenny firm Poe Kiely Hogan Lanigan has announced the appointment of John Hickey as managing partner from next month. Mr Hickey, currently a partner and head of the firm's property and private client department, will succeed longstanding managing partner Brian Kiely when he takes on his new role a

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Prominent family lawyer Marion Campbell has joined KOD Lyons after more than 10 years in private practice. Ms Campbell, who will head the firm's family law team, has practised as a solicitor since 1976, working at the Legal Aid Board for two decades and most recently leading Marion Campbell Solicito

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Dublin-based Dillon Solicitors has announced the appointment of Donna Phelan as a solicitor dealing primarily in the area of litigation. Ms Phelan, who worked as a legal executive for 11 years prior to qualifying as a solicitor in 2018, has been involved in many contentious personal injuries cases.

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Galway solicitor Ann Heneghan has become the first woman to hold a presidential role at provincial level in Irish rugby following her election as president of Connacht Rugby. Ms Heneghan was initially elected as junior vice president in May 2018, and then as senior vice president last summer. She ha

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A law firm set up by Lurgan solicitor Harry McCourt at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic has expanded to form McCourt McGlone Solicitors. Founded as McCourt Solicitors in June, the firm has moved from strength to strength with the appointment of new partner Ciaran McGlone, who has extensive experi

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Simmons & Simmons has announced the appointment of Peter McKeever as a commercial real estate partner in Dublin. Mr McKeever joins the firm from Matheson, where he has spent the last 14 years building a strong reputation across the real estate sector.

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Barrister Peter Coll QC is leading the investigation into Belfast City Council's handling of the controversial cremation of Bobby Storey, according to reports. Mr Coll had earlier been named as the council's preferred choice late last month, but the council has only now confirmed that he has been ap

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Mason Hayes & Curran LLP has announced the appointment of Conall Geraghty as partner in its corporate team. Mr Geraghty helps Irish and international business through the complete corporate life cycle from establishment, to investment and exit.

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Human rights lawyer Noeline Blackwell, who heads Dublin Rape Crisis Centre (DRCC), has been appointed to the governing body of University College Dublin (UCD) in the wake of a sexual harassment scandal. Ms Blackwell's appointment was announced by Higher Education Minister Simon Harris

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Jonathan Kelly has been named as the new managing partner of Philip Lee, taking over the leadership of the law firm from its founder of the same name. Philip Lee, who founded the firm in 1993 and oversaw its growth into a full-service commercial law firm with offices in Dublin, London, Brussels and

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