Appointments

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Dr David Keane has joined the School of Law and Government at Dublin City University (DCU) as an assistant professor. He previously held positions in two London universities – lecturer in law at Brunei University and associate professor in law at Middlesex University.

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Callan Tansey LLP has announced the promotion of Johan Verbruggen to associate solicitor in the medical negligence department. Mr Verbruggen, a local and graduate of NUI Galway, joined the firm when it opened its westernmost office in Galway in May 2018.

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Dr Bríd Ní Ghráinne has joined Maynooth University as assistant professor in international justice. An expert in public international law, particularly in the areas of forced migration and human rights, she will teach international human rights law and international humanitarian

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Six new part-time commissioners have been appointed to the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission (NIHRC). The six commissioners, who took up their posts for a three-year term yesterday, are Helen Henderson, Jonathan Kearney, David Lavery, Maura Muldoon, Edmond Rooney and Stephen White.

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Solicitor Barry Crushell has announced the launch of a new specialist workplace law firm, Crushell & Co Solicitors. Mr Crushell, who trained with Arthur Cox and previously founded the Dublin and London offices of a US law firm, told Irish Legal News that the COVID-19 pandemic had been a "driving

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Elaine Hughes has been promoted to director of company secretarial and corporate governance services at LK Shields Solicitors LLP. Ms Hughes has led the company secretarial and compliance team at LK Shields for the past two years. She advises some of the firms largest domestic and international clie

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Dr Mary Dobbs has joined Maynooth University as a lecturer in equity, trusts and environmental matters. She previously worked as a senior lecturer at Queen's University Belfast, where she specialised in environmental law and governance, agriculture and genetically modified crops, particularly in the

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MKB Law has announced the appointment of solicitor Jose Lazaro to the firm's corporate and commercial team. Mr Lazaro, who is also qualified in Spain and England and Wales, has worked on multiple corporate deals for different firms across Northern Ireland and Spain.

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Trinity Law School has announced the appointment of Professor Félix Mezzanotte as a new member of the teaching faculty. Professor Mezzanotte will teach courses at TCD in insolvency law and financial services law. His research has addressed legal problems in the areas of investor protection, E

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Irish employment lawyer Melanie Crowley has been appointed as co-chair of the American Bar Association's (ABA) international labour and employment law committee. Ms Crowley, who has been a member of the ABA for over 17 years, is a partner and head of employment law at Mason Hayes & Curran (MHC)

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Judge Geoffrey Miller QC has been appointed as County Court commissioner in the Northern Ireland Judicial Appointments Commission (NIJAC). He was appointed by First Minister Arlene Foster and deputy First Minister Michelle O'Neill for a five-year term until 11 August 2025.

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EU law expert Professor Tobias Lock of Maynooth University Department of Law has been awarded a Jean Monnet Chair in EU law and fundamental rights. Jean Monnet Chairs, awarded through the EU's Erasmus+ programme, are teaching posts with a specialisation in EU studies for university professors.

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Nolan Farrell Goff has announced the appointment of two new partners, Valerie Farrell and Brid Cahill. Ms Cahill joined the firm as a legal executive in 2002 and subsequently trained as a solicitor in the firm. She qualified in 2009 and was made an associate last year.

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Irish barrister Hilary Lennox has joined Pump Court Chambers in London. A highly-experienced family law specialist, she is qualified to practice as a barrister in Ireland, Northern Ireland and England and Wales, and has also practised in New York and Wisconsin.

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