Legal rights group FLAC has appointed Deirdre Malone as legal manager of its Public Interest Law Alliance (PILA) project. Ms Malone, who has previously worked as a barrister in private practice, stepped down as executive director of the Irish Penal Reform Trust (IPRT) earlier this month in order to
DLA Piper has announced the appointment of Maura Dineen as a tax partner in the firm's newly opened Dublin office. The appointment represents the fifth partner hire for DLA Piper in a month, following the appointment in January of partners Conor Houlihan, Éanna Mellett, Mark Rasdale and Ciara
Tom Griffin has been appointed as general counsel and company secretary at cross-border dairy processing co-operative Lakeland Dairies. As general counsel, and reporting to Group CEO Michael Hanley, Mr Griffin will provide legal advice across the Group on every aspect of corporate, business and comm
Co Kildare firm McCormack Solicitors has announced the appointment of Sarah Pierce as a partner. Ms Pierce joined the Newbridge-based firm last year, having spent many years practising in the local area.
Commercial law firm Philip Lee has appointed Eimear Fitzgibbon as partner in the real estate and planning department. Ms Fitzgibbon, who joined the firm in 2006, specialises in commercial property law, acting for development companies, institutional clients, funders and investors.
Matheson has announced the appointment of 10 new partners across a range of sectors, bringing its total partner count to 96. Half of the newly-appointed partners are women: Grainne Callanan in the corporate team, Geraldine Carr in employment, Yvonne McWeeney in asset finance, Mairéad Ní
ByrneWallace has expanded the firm's tax practice with the appointment of Tracey O'Donnell as partner and head of capital advisory and Philip Nolan as tax principal and head of indirect taxes. Ms O'Donnell has extensive experience advising individuals and their families on tax and estate planning is
Specialist employment law practice CC Solicitors has announced the appointment of Regan O'Driscoll as partner in the firm. The move comes four years after Ms O'Driscoll joined the Dublin-based firm, having previously trained and qualified in a large commercial law firm and then spent two years in th
Ronan Daly Jermyn (RDJ) has announced the appointment of Dean Cunningham as a solicitor in the firm's corporate and commercial practice. Mr Cunningham has over 10 years' experience in the legal and technology sectors, with particular expertise in complex software licensing matters, having worked as
Solicitor Mary Henderson has joined the independent law centre at the Immigrant Council of Ireland. Ms Henderson, who previously worked in private practice in immigration law, is a long-time volunteer with FLAC and other access to justice projects, and previously worked at the Immigrant Council as t
Dublin firm Richard Grogan & Associates has announced the promotion of Michelle Loughnane to partner. Ms Loughnane and principal solicitor Richard Grogan are now jointly developing a new reputation and crisis management practice within the firm, which specialises in employment law and personal i
John McKee Solicitors has announced the appointment of Alan Bissett and Donald Thompson as partners in Belfast. Mr Bissett, a corporate, commercial and energy solicitor dual-qualified to practice in Northern Ireland and in England, specialises in energy and renewables, where he advises on all aspec
LK Shields has announced the appointment of Einde O'Donnell as an associate solicitor in the firm's employment, pensions and employee benefits team. Mr O'Donnell, a specialist employment law solicitor with extensive litigation experience, will be based in the firm's Dublin office.
Belfast firm Tughans has announced the appointment of Laura Connor and Dearbhla Lavery as associate solicitors in the firm's defence litigation team. Ms Connor will work for a wide variety of insurance clients on personal injury, commercial disputes and medical negligence claims.
Belfast-based Higgins Hollywood Deazley (HHD) Solicitors have announced the appointment of solicitor Ashleigh Garcia. Ms Garcia, a graduate of Queen's University Belfast and Ulster University, specialises in education, immigration and employment law.