Commercial law firm Philip Lee has announced the appointment of Louis Burke and Ruairí Mac Cumhaill as partners in its banking and finance group. Mr Burke is an experienced finance lawyer who advises institutional and private clients on a wide range of secured and unsecured finance transactio
Former European commissioner Phil Hogan has joined DLA Piper as a senior strategic and political advisor. Mr Hogan was the European commissioner for agriculture and rural development from 2014 to 2019, and then the European commissioner for trade until his resignation last August.
Banking and finance lawyer Nichola Coghlan has joined UK law firm TLT as an associate in its Belfast office. Ms Coghlan, who joins from Tughans, brings experience in secured and unsecured lending, corporate finance, refinance, restructuring, securitisations, invoice and trade finance and banking.
Eversheds Sutherland has announced the appointment of Liam Boyle as head of company secretarial in Ireland. Mr Boyle joins the firm from another corporate law firm in Dublin where he was a manager in the company secretarial department. Prior to this, he served in two leading global corporate service
Ireland's semi-state climate solutions company Bord na Móna has announced the appointment of Sonya Mallon as company secretary and general counsel. Ms Mallon, a solicitor with 16 years' post-qualification experience in both in-house and private practice, joined Bord na Móna over a deca
Employment lawyer Ciarán Ahern has joined McInnes Dunne Murphy as a partner. Mr Ahern joined the firm this month from A&L Goodbody, where he was an associate in the employment department after having trained and practised as an employment solicitor there for 10 years.
LK Shields has announced the appointment of Daniel Faulkner and Colin Gannon as associate solicitors. Mr Faulkner has joined the firm's corporate and commercial team, advising in the areas of corporate law, M&A, corporate structuring/restructuring and energy and natural resources.
Global law firm Kennedys has announced the appointment of its first-ever legal directors in Dublin and Belfast as part of a record promotions round. Dublin lawyer Martina O'Mahoney and Belfast-based Frances Thompson and Megan Boyd have been appointed as legal directors, a new role which aims to reco
Irish lawyer Stuart Cullen has been appointed by global law firm Dentons as managing partner of its British Virgin Islands office. Mr Cullen graduated from University College Dublin (UCD) and called to the Irish bar in 2005, before relocating to London and then the Caribbean.
Northern Ireland solicitor Diarmuid Devlin has been appointed as a partner at London law firm Taylor Rose MW. Mr Devlin joined McMillan Williams Solicitors, which eventually became Taylor Rose MW, in 2017 a year after relocating to London from Northern Ireland.
ByrneWallace LLP has announced the appointment of James Moreland as the firm's new head of corporate secretarial. Mr Moreland is a chartered governance professional, chartered company secretary and a fellow of ICSA: The Governance Institute, with over 14 years’ experience advising companies on
Finance and restructuring lawyer Kathleen Garrett has joined international law firm Reed Smith, departing her senior position in Arthur Cox. Ms Garrett held several leadership positions in Arthur Cox, serving as head of the firm's London office and as a member of its management committee.
Global intellectual property company Murgitroyd has grown its Irish base with the acquisition of European patent and trade mark attorney firm Hanna Moore + Curley (HMC). Dublin-headquartered HMC, which specialises in obtaining intellectual property protection for a wide range of sectors including li