Appointments

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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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Senior civil servant Oonagh McPhillips has taken on the role of secretary general of the Department of Justice and Equality. Ms McPhillips will succeed outgoing secretary general Aidan O'Driscoll, who is retiring after a 43-year career, for a seven-year term.

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A Belfast law graduate has joined P.A. Duffy & Co Solicitors as a legal executive after returning home from working and studying in New York. Danielle Garrity spent the last year studying for the New York Bar Exam before moving back to Belfast, where she intends to take the entrance exam for the

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Ó’Muirigh Solicitors has announced that Martin McKiernan will join its human rights and litigation team. Mr McKiernan told Irish Legal News: "I’m very excited to be joining the team at Ó’Muirigh at this time.

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Bernard Brady QC has become the new chair of the Bar Council of Northern Ireland and Peter Coll QC has become vice-chair. Mr Brady was called to the Bar in 1994 and took silk this year. Much of his work as a barrister involved representing clients in the commercial and chancery courts.

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