Belfast firm Millar McCall Wylie has announced the appointment of employment solicitor David Mitchell following a period of significant growth. The appointment will see Mr Mitchell, who qualified as a solicitor in 2014, advising and representing both employees and employers alongside employment part
Global law firm Walkers has announced the promotion of Eimear Keane, Ian McNamee, Niall Esler and Paddy Rath to partners in Ireland. Ms Keane has been appointed as a partner in investment funds and Mr Esler has been appointed as a partner in the regulatory and risk advisory team, while Mr McNamee an
Belfast firm Larkin Cassidy Solicitors has announced the promotion of Aoife Clayton to associate. Ms Clayton, a graduate of University College Dublin and Queen's University Belfast, joined the firm in 2012.
Maynooth University Law Department has announced the appointment of Dr Lynsey Black as a criminology lecturer. Dr Black researches in the areas of gender and punishment, the death penalty, and historical criminology.
Dublin firm AMOSS Solicitors has welcomed six interns from DCU and NUI Galway for the next eight months.
Northern Ireland firm Carson McDowell has announced 17 internal promotions, naming seven new senior associates and 10 associates across its teams.
Lacey Solicitors, with offices in Belfast, Dublin and Derry/Londonderry, has announced the appointment of Colleen Ward as a solicitor following the end of her training contract with the firm. Ms Ward joined the firm as a trainee solicitor in 2017 after her graduation from Queen's University Belfast,
William Fry has announced the appointment of Brian Butterwick as a partner in the firm's corporate and M&A department. The firm said the senior appointment demonstrates the continued growth of the firm, and builds on the recent partner lateral hires of Lyn Brennan in the banking and finance team
Mr Justice Bernard McCloskey has been sworn in as a Lord Justice of Appeal in Northern Ireland. The senior judge, who was appointed to the High Court in 2008, was sworn into office at a ceremony in the Royal Courts of Justice this morning.
Legal academic Cathryn Costello, former director of the Irish Centre for European Law (ICEL), has been appointed as the Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Refugee and Migration Law at the University of Oxford. Professor Costello is a leading scholar in international and European refugee and migration law
Global law firm DLA Piper has announced the appointment of Kate Curneen, John Magee, Sean Murray and Graham Quinn as partners in the firm's recently-opened Dublin office. Ms Curneen and Mr Murray are joining the firm from Dillon Eustace, while Mr Magee and Mr Quinn are joining the firm from William
Senior lawyer Rory Williams has been appointed as chief executive officer of Ronan Group Real Estate (RGRE). Mr Williams, a former partner in the corporate and commercial department of Arthur Cox, will lead the group in its continued development as a major player in the Irish real estate market.
Mercy Law Resource Centre (MLRC), which provides free legal advice to homeless people, has welcomed law student Louis O'Carroll as a legal intern. Mr O'Carroll, a student at Trinity College Dublin and winner of this year's Trinity FLAC moot competition, is due to commence his final year of stud
Former Irish president Professor Mary McAleese is expected to be nominated as the next chancellor of Trinity College Dublin, according to reports. The Belfast-born barrister, who served as the eighth president of Ireland from 1997 to 2011, is frontrunner to succeed Mary Robinson – the seventh
Dublin firm Eugene F. Collins has announced the appointment of Siobhan Kenny as an associate in the firm's construction team. Ms Kenny, who has over 20 years' experience in the construction sector, will advise clients on both contentious and non-contentious construction issues.