University of Limerick School of Law has announced the appointment of Patricia Gilheaney as an adjunct professor. Professor Gilheaney, who has a background in psychiatry and nursing, was appointed as Ireland's prisons inspector two years ago.
LK Shields has announced the appointment of Colm Hanley as a senior company secretary in Galway. Mr Hanley, a Mayo native, will provide company secretarial, compliance, and corporate governance support services to local businesses in Galway and the western regions.
Solicitor Gwendolen Morgan has been appointed as registrar to the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC). Ms Morgan is an England and Irish-qualified solicitor with over 15 years' experience in public law, human rights and employment equality law.
Solicitor Yvonne Czajkowski has joined Ardmore Shipping as a senior legal associate as the Cork-based shipping company celebrates its 10th anniversary. Ardmore, now valued at nearly $150 million on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), owns and operates product and chemical tankers involved in global
Irish barrister Fergal Gaynor has been appointed to a senior prosecution role at the international tribunal set up to try members of the Khmer Rouge for alleged war crimes in Cambodia. Mr Gaynor was appointed reserve international co-prosecutor at the tribunal after being nominated by UN secretary g
Solicitor Fiona Daly has been appointed chief financial officer of Dublin-based IT company Codec. Ms Daly, who qualified as a solicitor in 2001 after training with William Fry, joined Codec as in-house legal counsel in 2002 and later served as the company's head of legal and financial.
Anne Lyne, partner at Hayes solicitors, has been appointed as chair of the Employment Law Association of Ireland (ELAI). Ms Lyne, who succeeds outgoing chair Peter Murphy, joins secretary Julie Galbraith, treasurer Ciarán Ahern and deputy chair Linda Hynes on the committee of the association.
Barrister Andrew McKeown has joined the Irish Legal News team as the daily news service for lawyers north and south of the border continues to grow its readership. Mr McKeown is writing regular summaries of judgments from the Irish, Northern Ireland and European courts for the ILN newsletter and onl
Human rights advocate Mary Lawlor has been appointed as UN special rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders. Michel Forst, the current special rapporteur, is stepping down after six years in the role.
The Law Reform Commission has announced the appointment of former prosecutor Rebecca Coen as its new director of research. Ms Coen, a graduate of University College Cork who was called to the Bar in 2005, has worked in a number of prosecutorial positions since 2008.
Matheson has announced the appointment of four new partners, bringing the firm within touching distance of 100 partners. The appointment of David Jones, Kimberley Masuda, Susanne McMenamin and Philip Tully follows four other partner appointments in the past six months, namely David Fitzgibbon in Jan
Mason Hayes & Curran has announced the appointment of Stephen Gillick, head of the firm's pensions team, to the Pensions Council. The body was established in 2013 to advise ministers on pensions issues and has 11 members, including chairman Jim Murray and Pensions Authority chief executive Brend
Co Clare firm Carmody & Co Solicitors has announced the appointment of Mairéad Doyle as a solicitor. Ms Doyle, a native of Newmarket-on-Fergus, studied law at University College Dublin and qualified as a solicitor in 1999.
Maples and Calder, the Maples Group's law firm, has announced the appointment of two new partners and one of counsel in Dublin as part of a global appointments round. Niamh O'Shea and Ronan Cremin have been appointed as partners in the fund and investment management team, while property lawyer Aisli