Appointments

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Personal injury and road traffic accident specialist firm JMK Solicitors has welcomed six new solicitors across Belfast and Newry. Caroline Cahill, Amy Goss, Karen McKee, Ailis McKeown, Karen Reavey and Ryan McKeegan have joined the firm in the last six months.

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Barrister Conall Patton, who was born in Derry and practices in England and Wales, has been appointed as Queen's Counsel. At 38 years old, Mr Patton of One Essex Court is the youngest person to be named a QC in the 2019 competition.

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Armagh solicitor Hilary Singleton has been appointed as a non-executive member of the Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service (NIFRS). Ms Singleton, who spent two decades as a solicitor specialising in employment law before stepping back from private practice, already holds two other public appoint

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Matheson will welcome dozens of newly-qualified solicitors and student interns this summer in spite of the COVID-19 pandemic, managing partner Michael Jackson has said. The firm has over 700 employees working from home and has been working hard to translate its in-person training and development pro

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Independent fund depositary and oversight business INDOS Financial has announced the appointment of Elaine Breen as head of legal and compliance in Ireland. Ms Breen was previously general counsel at BlackBee Investments, an investment firm in Cork, and has held senior roles at IFG Group PLC and Wil

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TLT's former managing partner David Pester has started a new role as head of strategic growth at the UK firm, which has an office in Belfast. After 19 years as managing partner, he will work with the leadership team to deliver a strategic growth programme to support existing clients and develop new

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Barrister Mary Keane has been elected as chair of the Board of Governors and Guardians of the National Gallery of Ireland. Ms Keane, who is also deputy director general and director of policy and public affairs at the Law Society of Ireland, has served on the Board since 2014.

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Human rights advocate Mary Lawlor has taken up her post as UN special rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders. Ms Lawlor has decades of experience in human rights, having helped to grow Irish-based NGOs as a previous director of Amnesty International in Ireland and a founder of Front L

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Two new associates have joined Arthur Cox's litigation and dispute resolution team in Belfast. Kristina Cunningham joins the firm from a high-profile personal injury practice, while Tomás Corrigan has joined the Belfast team from the firm's Dublin office.

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Global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has promoted Belfast office head Lisa McLaughlin to partner. Ms McLaughlin heads the firm's dedicated Alternative Legal Services (ALT) office and has overseen its expansion from 19 fee earners in 2011 to over 240 lawyers, technologists and legal analysts today

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Corporate law firm BHSM has announced the appointment of Trea McGuinness as a senior associate in the firm's private client team. Ms McGuinness specialises in the areas of wills and estate planning, trusts and the administration of estates. She advises domestic and international clients, both privat

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International law firm Simmons & Simmons has announced the appointment of Yvonne Quinn as a managing associate in Dublin. Ms Quinn joins the firm's real estate and finance team from Value Retail, where she worked as senior legal counsel.

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Global business advisory firm FTI Consulting has appointed lawyer Gráinne Bryan to head up its technology practice in Ireland. Ms Bryan joins the firm as a managing director from a major corporate law firm, having worked for over two decades in the legal industry.

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