Walkers promotes Matt Hedigan and Brendan O’Brien to partnership

Pictured (l-r): Matt Hedigan and Brendan O’Brien

Walkers has announced the appointment of two partners and five of counsel in Dublin as part of a global round of promotions.

Matt Hedigan has been promoted to partner in the finance team, while Brendan O’Brien becomes partner in the corporate team.

Meanwhile, Ian McNamee, Killian McSharry and Paddy Rath have been promoted to of counsel in the finance team.

Eimear Burbridge and Eimear Keane have been promoted to of counsel in the tax and investment funds teams respectively.

There were 19 other promotions globally, with 14 in the Cayman Islands, one in Jersey, one in the British Virgin Islands and one in Guernsey.

Ingrid Pierce, global managing partner at Walkers, said: “We are delighted to announce our new partners and senior counsel.

“These appointments underscore Walkers’ commitment to investing in our people and ensuring excellence through comprehensive, ongoing professional training and development programmes.

“Collectively, these individuals bring a wealth of expertise to our core legal services and are vital to our continued success in advising Fortune 500 companies and other global clients through our legal and professional services.”