Margaret Kelly to be nominated as next Public Services Ombudsman

MLAs will be asked to nominate Margaret Kelly for appointment as the new Northern Ireland Public Services Ombudsman.

Published 2 July 2020

Helen McEntee named justice minister in new government

Meath East TD Helen McEntee has been named as minister for justice in the new coalition government which formally took office over the weekend.

Published 29 June 2020

Mason Hayes & Curran promotes privacy lawyer Jevan Neilan to partner

Business law firm Mason Hayes & Curran LLP has announced the promotion of Jevan Neilan to partner in the firm’s privacy and data security team.

Published 23 June 2020

NUI Galway School of Law welcomes four new adjunct professors

NUI Galway has welcomed the appointment of four new adjunct professors in its School of Law.

Published 22 June 2020

Maria McCloskey to chair Law Society's new human rights and equality group

Belfast solicitor Maria McCloskey has been selected to chair the Law Society of Northern Ireland's new human rights and equality group.

Published 19 June 2020

Professor Caroline Fennell appointed to lead anti-racism committee

Human rights expert Professor Caroline Fennell has been appointed to lead a new independent anti-racism committee tasked by government ministers with drawing up a new action plan against racism for Ireland.

Published 19 June 2020

Solicitor Brenda King to serve as interim Attorney General

Solicitor Brenda King has been named as the interim Attorney General for Northern Ireland following the end of John Larkin QC's second term.

Published 18 June 2020

Irish barrister Sunniva McDonagh elected vice-chair of EU rights agency

Irish barrister Sunniva McDonagh SC has been elected as the next vice-chairperson of the EU's Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA).

Published 16 June 2020

FLAC promotes Ingrid Colvin to national volunteers and clinics manager

Legal rights group FLAC has announced the promotion of Ingrid Colvin to national volunteers and clinics manager.

Published 15 June 2020

Mason Hayes & Curran appoints David Gunn as construction, infrastructure and utilities partner

Mason Hayes & Curran (MHC) has announced the appointment of David Gunn as a partner in the firm's construction, infrastructure and utilities team.

Published 12 June 2020

Cork lawyer appointed chair of Property Services Appeal Board

Cork solicitor Philip O'Leary has been appointed as chairperson of the Property Services Appeal Board (PSAB).

Published 12 June 2020

Johnson Hana appoints barrister Niamh O'Mara as COO

Legal services firm Johnson Hana has announced the appointment of barrister Niamh O'Mara as chief operating officer.

Published 11 June 2020

NUI Galway welcomes international criminal expert Professor Guénaël Mettraux

NUI Galway School of Law has announced the appointment of Professor Guénaël Mettraux as adjunct professor of international criminal justice and international criminal law.

Published 10 June 2020

Tallans Solicitors promotes Orla Shevlin to partner

Drogheda and Ashbourne firm Tallans Solicitors has announced the promotion of Orla Shevlin to partner.

Published 8 June 2020

Newry solicitor Eimear Kane joins MSM Law's family law team

MSM Law has announced the appointment of Newry solicitor Eimear Kane as head of the firm's expanding family law department.

Published 5 June 2020