Belfast-based McCartan Turkington Breen has appointed two new partners, and six new associates.
Civil litigation and criminal-defence specialist Harry McAleese, and clinical negligence and personal-injury-litigation specialist Tanya Waterworth, are now partners.
Queen’s graduate McAleese joined the firm as a trainee solicitor in 2009, while Waterworth joined in 2014.
Brian Turkington, James Fay, Katie Campbell, Enda Lavery, Damian Collins and Michael Allison have been made associates.
Established in 1977, McCartan Turkington Breen is a full-service law firm with a wide client base covering high-end corporate mergers and acquisitions, as well as property, employment, family, personal injury, insurance litigation, and probate work.
Senior partner Colin Mitchell said the firm had prioritised investing in its team and was committed to developing emerging and experienced talent.