Appointments



Barrister Gillian McGaughey to serve on NIGALA board for further 12 months

Barrister Gillian McGaughey BL will serve as a non-executive member of the Northern Ireland Guardian Ad Litem Agency (NIGALA) for a further 12 months.

Published 25 February 2021

Solicitor Anne Kingsley appointed to education board

Solicitor Anne Kingsley has been appointed to the board of Northern Ireland's Council for the Curriculum, Examinations & Assessment (CCEA).

Published 25 February 2021

Members appointed to inaugural board of Approved Housing Bodies Regulatory Authority

Nine people, including two solicitors and a law professor, have been appointed to the inaugural board of the Approved Housing Bodies Regulatory Authority (AHBRA).

Published 24 February 2021

Tomás Mac Thréinfhir BL joins board of uilleann piping body

Barrister Tomás Mac Thréinfhir BL has been appointed to the board of directors of Na Píobairí Uilleann (NPU), the body promoting all aspects of uilleann piping.

Published 23 February 2021

Professor Maeve McDonagh appointed emeritus professor at UCC

Professor Maeve McDonagh has been appointed as emeritus professor at UCC School of Law following her retirement in early 2020.

Published 22 February 2021

Adele O'Grady QC admitted to International Academy of Family Lawyers

Belfast barrister Adele O'Grady QC has been admitted to the International Academy of Family Lawyers (IAFL) as its newest Fellow, as well as its first-ever from Northern Ireland.

Published 18 February 2021

LK Shields promotes Cathal Hester to partner

LK Shields LLP has announced the promotion of Cathal Hester to partner in the firm's commercial property team in Galway.

Published 17 February 2021

Louise Carley promoted to partner at ByrneWallace LLP

ByrneWallace LLP has announced the appointment of Louise Carley as a partner in the firm's health and social care team.

Published 15 February 2021

Dr Yvonne Daly promoted to professor of law at DCU

Criminal law expert Dr Yvonne Daly has been promoted to professor of law at DCU School of Law and Government.

Published 15 February 2021

Matheson announces appointment of eight new partners

Matheson has announced the appointment of eight new partners across a range of practice areas.

Published 10 February 2021

Lawyers among Policing Authority nominees

Four people, including a solicitor and a barrister, have been nominated by ministers for appointment to the Policing Authority.

Published 10 February 2021

Augustus Cullen Law appoints Deirdre Courtney as commercial litigation partner

Augustus Cullen Law LLP has announced the appointment of Deirdre Courtney as a partner in the Dublin and Wicklow firm's commercial litigation department.

Published 9 February 2021

Nicola Dunleavy elected president of Arbitration Ireland

Matheson partner Nicola Dunleavy has been elected as president of Arbitration Ireland.

Published 5 February 2021

FRKelly names Gavan Ferguson as managing partner

Dublin-based intellectual property law firm FRKelly has announced the appointment of Gavan Ferguson as its managing partner.

Published 3 February 2021

McKenna & Co Solicitors welcomes trainee

McKenna & Co Solicitors has announced the appointment of Jack Duhig as a trainee solicitor.

Published 3 February 2021