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McCann FitzGerald adds 11 new partners
(Back row from left): Paula Fearon, Simon Walsh, Gerard Sadlier, Anna Moran, Mark White (chair), Stephen Holst, Aidan Gleeson, Clare Gillett. (Front row from left): James Quirke, Deirdre Barnicle, Conor Cunningham, Sinead Martyn, Ciara O’Herlihy .

31 May 2024 / corporate law Print

McCann FitzGerald adds 11 new partners

Law firm McCann FitzGerald LLP has promoted 11 lawyers to partner level – its largest number ever – to bring the total number of partners at the firm to 88.

The promotions take effect on 1 June and come after a period of what McCann FitzGerald describes as “strong growth” over the past few years.

The firm now employs almost 650 people, with more than 450 lawyers and professional staff.

The new partners are:

  • Sinéad Martyn (environmental and planning),
  • Paula Fearon (legal technology),
  • Gerard Sadlier (litigation),
  • Conor Cunningham (litigation),
  • Simon Walsh (litigation),
  • Anna Moran (finance),
  • Aidan Gleeson (finance),
  • Clare Gillett (finance),
  • Ciara O’Herlihy (corporate),
  • Deirdre Barnicle (tax), and
  • James Quirke (tax).


McCann FitzGerald’s managing partner Stephen Holst said that the demand for specialist legal expertise was continuing to grow, adding that the appointments would support the firm’s future growth ambitions.

“Each of our new partners has demonstrated exceptional dedication, expertise, and leadership within our firm and unparalleled commitment to client work,” said Holst.

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